Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivered remarks from Moisson Outaouais food bank
 Due to the pandemic, more people are relying on food banks and asking for help; like many organizations across the country, food banks need help with that new reality
 Government invested $100 million to support food banks across Canada
 The pandemic meant we needed to put many things on hold but now we are moving forward with 92 infrastructure projects in British Columbia under the Investing in Canada Plan, an investment of $150 million that will create good paying jobs
 Across the country there are many businesses using the Emergency Wage Subsidy to rehire their employees; 2.8 million employees have returned to work as a result of that program
 Taking another step to help Canadians get the training and support they need to find good jobs; $40 million will be invested over three years through the Union Training and Innovation Program
 Next week those receiving Old Age Security (OAS) and Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) will see a one-time boost of $300 for OAS and $200 for GIS to support senior citizens
 Next week an economic and fiscal snap shot will also be released to give a picture of where the economy is right now, how our response compares to that of other countries and what we can expect in the months to come
 Effective immediately Canada will not permit the export of sensitive military items to Hong Kong, is suspending the Hong Kong extradition treaty and updating our travel advisory for Hong Kong
 Canada is a firm believer in the “one country, two system” framework and will continue to
support the many connections between Canada and Hong Kong while also standing up for its people
 A two-day virtual Cabinet retreat will be held next week to map out the approach going forward to keep Canadians healthy and safe, keep the economy strong and discuss how to keep the country moving forward in potential future waves of the virus


Premier Ford began his statement thanking businesses for their leadership in keeping
employees and customers safe
 The province is providing free health and safety training online for the first time ever
 The initiative will allow upwards of 150,000 job seekers to take free health and safety workplace training through Employment Ontario
 The training will give employers the confidence they are hiring someone who knows how to create and maintain a safe workplace for customers and other employees


· The symptom onset date for the COVID-19 outbreak at Woodbridge Vista Care Community in the City of Vaughan was reclassified to May 5, resulting in a spike in the Interactive Dashboard

· The COVID-19 outbreak at River Glen Haven in the Town of Georgina is declared over

· York Region Public Health visited Upper Canada Mall in the Town of Newmarket and Markville Mall in the City of Markham on July 2 to survey approximately 300 people at each location for mask use; of those surveyed, 52% at Upper Canada Mall and 82% at Markville Mall were observed wearing masks


Below is a summary of the detailed information contained in the Interactive Dashboard – Cases at // As of July 3, at 5 p.m. there are:

3,040 total confirmed cases 23 new cases* since yesterday30 confirmed cases in hospital, 11 of which are in Intensive Care347 cases among health care workers, of which 321 cases have resolved*1 new fatality247 total confirmed fatalities 2,455 resolved cases3 institutional outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols: 2 Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes 1 Community Care Settings 0 Hospital 0 Child Care Centre0 Emergency Housing 63 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 10.7 million total cases worldwide with cases in 216 countries, areas or territories; 517,340 related fatalities reported to WHO104,772 total cases (568 new); with 8,642 related fatalities in Canada (51 new); 68,345 resolved in Canada35,535 total cases (165 new); with 2,682 related fatalities; 30,909 resolved in Ontario


NO new cases reported today.