July 4, 2020 by mayorpellegrini | Jul 4, 2020 | COVID-19 Update KEY UPDATES · For Saturday, July 4, York Region recorded no new fatalities and no changes to current or resolved outbreaks · The federal and provincial governments did not hold in-person announcements today · Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Theresa Tam issued an update earlier today on COVID-19 o 105,091 confirmed cases with 65% now recovered o 8,663 fatalities o Over the past week, an average of 39,000 people were tested daily, with 1% testing positive · York Region reminds people to stay safe outdoors while enjoying the weather this weekend by practicing physical distancing, wearing a face mask or covering and washing hands frequently 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 July 4, 2020, at 5 p.m. there are: 3,061 total confirmed cases 23 new cases* since yesterday, 30 confirmed cases in hospital, 11 of which are in Intensive Care345 cases among health care workers, of which 321 cases have resolved*0 new fatalities247 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. COMBINED CASE NUMBERS: As of this morning, there are: More than 10.9 million total cases worldwide with cases in 216 countries, areas or territories; 523,011 related fatalities reported to WHO105,091 total cases (319 new); with 8,663 related fatalities in Canada (21 new); 68,693 resolved in Canada (as of July 3, 7 p.m.)35,656 total cases (121 new); with 2,687 related fatalities;31,083 resolved in Ontario KING TOWNSHIP NO new cases reported today, that means only 1 case in the past 7 days. Please continue to stay safe.