June 23, 2020 by mayorpellegrini | Jun 23, 2020 | COVID-19 Update KEY UPDATES FEDERAL · Prime Minister Trudeau did not address Canadians today · The Prime Minister released a statement in recognition of the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism PROVINCIAL Premier Ford began his announcement by acknowledging farmers in Canada and advocating for farmers to go and get tested Farmers who test positive for COVID-19 will be protected under WSIB and will receive the required time off to recover Maintains a top priority is providing a safe and accessible learning environment for Ontario students Premier Ford announced the new math curriculum for Grades 1-8, which includes coding and financial literacy YORK REGION · Toronto Public Health has reported a child under the age of 10 who was COVID-19 positive has sadly passed away, however cause of death appears to be underlying health conditions and not the virus · York Region has seen a spike in daily COVID-19 numbers today with 21 new cases · Dr. Kurji has expressed this spike follows a pattern where we see low numbers for several days followed by small spikes in positive cases · This spike is a reminder COVID-19 is still active in York Region · Effective Sunday, June 28, York Region Transit will make route and schedule adjustments to 15 YRT routes to reflect ridership and keep all travellers and staff safe · York Region recognized as one of Canada’s greenest employers 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 23, at 5 p.m. there are: 2,894 total confirmed cases 21 new cases* since yesterday35 confirmed cases in hospital, 12 of which are in Intensive Care334 cases among health care workers, of which 308 cases have resolved*1 new fatality 238 total confirmed fatalities 2,323 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 8.9 million total cases worldwide with cases in 216 countries, areas or territories; 469,587 related fatalities reported to WHO101,637 total cases (300 new); with 8,436 related fatalities in Canada (6 new); 63,853 resolved in Canada 33,637 total cases (216 new); with 2,619 related fatalities; 29,107 resolved in Ontario KING TOWNSHIP No new cases reported.