· For Sunday, July 5, York Region recorded no new fatalities and one new resolved outbreak
· 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 105,317 confirmed cases with 66% now recovered
o 8,674 fatalities
o Over the past week, an average of 39,000 people were tested daily, with 1% testing positive
· York Region shares safe shopping tips as malls and other retailers re-open, including remaining vigilant and wearing a face mask or covering
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 5, 2020, at 5 p.m. there are:
3,076 total confirmed cases 16 new cases* since yesterday, 30 confirmed cases in hospital, 11 of which are in Intensive Care347 cases among health care workers, of which 321 cases have resolved*0 new fatalities247 total confirmed fatalities 2,461 resolved cases2 institutional outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols 1 Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes 1 Community Care Settings 0 Hospital 0 Child Care Centre0 Emergency Housing 64 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 11.1 million total cases worldwide with cases in 216 countries, areas or territories; 528,204 related fatalities reported to WHO105,317 total cases (226 new); with 8,674 related fatalities in Canada (11 new); 68,990 resolved in Canada (as of July 4, 7:30 p.m.)35,794 total cases (138 new); with 2,689 related fatalities;31,266 resolved in Ontario
2 new cases reported today.