Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as part of laying the ground work for the economy to come back after being closed in the past months, the Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance program (providing subsidies to help small businesses with rent) will be extended for another month
 Other programs and supports are also being adjusted to better address current needs during recovery
 Main take away from new COVID-19 public health projections is we continue to move in the right direction nationally and while there are still some “hot spots” across the country, cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue to decline
 Prime Minister Trudeau thanked Canadians for doing their part to slow the spread
 Data updates will continue to be published daily but the Prime Minister, Dr. Tam and Dr. Njoo in-person updates will be provided twice a week moving forward
 Encourage Canadians to continue to follow public health advice
 The new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) takes effect on Wednesday, July 1, 2020
 It is vital to maintain free trade between Canada, the United States and Mexico


Premier Ford began his announcement stating he is concerned by reports of corruption and
criminality in the towing industry
 Premier acknowledged it is only a few individuals responsible for causing trouble in the industry by lighting trucks on fire, smashing windows and being involved in organized crime
 Premier thanked York Regional Police for “Project Platinum” which seized 11 tow trucks and took over 40 illegal firearms off the street
 Premier announced the creation of a new provincial task force to create oversight into the towing industry


· City of Toronto Mayor John Tory has released a statement on behalf of the GTHA Mayors and Chairs calling on the Government of Ontario to implement a mandatory face covering measure for large municipalities

· Dr. Kurji has released a video update which has been shared on and the Region’s social media channels; this message focuses on three main topics:

· Testing of migrant farm workers

· Thanking residents for remaining vigilant in following public health measures

· Encouraging residents to get tested at any of the three local assessment centres

· Effective Monday, June 29, 2020, Dr. Kurji will provide video updates on a weekly basis


Below is a summary of the detailed information contained in the Interactive Dashboard – Cases at // As of June 29, at 5 p.m. there are:

2,976 total confirmed cases 25 new cases* since yesterday31 confirmed cases in hospital, 13 of which are in Intensive Care341 cases among health care workers, of which 310 cases have resolved*1 new fatality 245 total confirmed fatalities 2,414 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.


As of this morning, there are:

Over 10 million total cases worldwide with cases in 216 countries, areas or territories; 499.913 related fatalities reported to WHO103,250 total cases (218 new); with 8,522 related fatalities in Canada (6 new); 66,191 resolved in Canada 34,911 total cases (257 new); with 2,665 related fatalities; 30,196 resolved in Ontario


NO new cases reported today.