June 21, 2020 by mayorpellegrini | Jun 21, 2020 | COVID-19 Update KEY UPDATES Happy Father’s Day. There are no federal nor provincial media briefings today; however the following news releases were shared: Statement from Ministers Carolyn Bennett, Marc Miller and Daniel Vandal on National Indigenous Peoples Day. Statement by Minister Guilbeault on National Indigenous Peoples Day. Celebrating one year since the enactment of the Accessible Canada Act. Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day in Ontario. Ontario Announces Members of New Indigenous Women’s Advisory Council. Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Theresa Tam issued an update earlier today on COVID-19 101,019 confirmed cases with 63,488 (63%) now recovered 8,410 fatalities. Over the past week, we have been testing an average of 36,000 people daily, with just over 1% testing positive; numbers change quickly and are updated daily in the evenings on www.Canada.ca/coronavirus. Earlier this month, York Region issued statement from York Region Chairman and CEO Wayne Emmerson about National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day. Canadian Press reports on the York/Toronto Steeles Avenue border debate; On Steeles Avenue, salons and patios can open, but only on one side of the road. Summer’s arrival packs some real heat in York Region; a reminder of the importance of physical distancing during the warm weather was promoted on York Region’s social media CASE NUMBERS IN YORK REGION: Below is a summary of the detailed information contained in the Interactive Dashboard – Cases at york.ca/covid19data. As of June 21, at 5 p.m. there are: 2,857 total confirmed cases 4 new cases* since yesterday36 confirmed cases in hospital, 14 of which are in Intensive Care335 cases among health care workers, of which 306 cases have resolved*0 new fatalities236 total confirmed fatalities 2,296 resolved cases4 institutional outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols: 3 Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes 1 Community Care Settings 0 Hospital 0 Child Care Centre0 Emergency Housing 62 institutional outbreaks declared over *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. COMBINED CASE NUMBERS: As of this morning, there are: Over 8.7 million total cases worldwide with cases in 216 countries, areas or territories; 461,715 related fatalities reported to WHO101,019 total cases (390 new); with 8,410 related fatalities in Canada (64 new); 63,488 resolved in Canada 33,476 total cases (175 new); with 2,606 related fatalities; 28,719 resolved in Ontario KING TOWNSHIP No new cases reported.