There were no federal or provincial media briefs today, however these statements were issued:


o The Prime Minister issued a statement on National Public Service Week

o The Chief Public Health Officer of Canada issued a statement on COVID-19 numbers in Canada

· Number of new COVID-19 cases in Ontario dips below 200 once again

· York Region provides guidance and five simple steps to create a safe social circle

· York Region reporter’s experience with COVID-19 testing

· 20% of York Region COVID-19 cases are from local transmission; a reminder on how to help stop the spread was shared on York Region’s Facebook and Twitter

· Move to make masks mandatory on York Region Transit; a staff report on the implementation of the policy will be presented to York Regional Council on June 25

· The most effective weapon in the war on COVID-19 is as plain as the mask on your face, U.S. researchers find

· The Toronto Star featured a special report on How to convince a stubborn loved one to wear a mask

· Canadian expert says he is confident COVID-19 vaccine is months, not years away

Below is a summary of the detailed information contained in the Interactive Dashboard – Cases at // As of June 14, at 5 p.m. there are:

2,780 total confirmed cases 6 new cases* since yesterday 54 confirmed cases in hospital, 16 of which are in Intensive Care 332 cases among health care workers, of which 295 cases have resolved* 1 new fatality 229 total confirmed fatalities 2,125 resolved cases 7 institutional outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols: 4 Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes 3 Community Care Settings 0 Hospital 0 Child Care Centre 0 Emergency Housing 58 institutional outbreaks declared over New Resolved outbreaks New Leaf – The Pines Reena Home – Crestwood

*Data quality is an ongoing process and may result in the more/less cases reported on a day-over-day basis or other changes to how cases are classified (e.g., municipality, acquisition, etc.). These data quality activities have also resulted in the re-categorization of individuals. Data quality activities do not increase or decrease total case counts.

All dashboard data, including workplace outbreaks, case demographics and institutional outbreaks (including the number of resident and health care worker positive cases), can be found by clicking on the “COVID-19 in York Region” box, or for quick reference, is available here. The data can still be filtered by municipality.

32,189 total cases (26,961 resolved); 2,519 related fatalities in Ontario 98,410 total cases (467 increase in last 24 hours); 8,107 related fatalities (58 new in the last 24 hours); and 60% of cases now resolved in Canada Over 7.6 million total cases worldwide with cases in 216 countries, areas or territories; 427,360 related fatalities reported to WHO