· The federal government did not hold an in-person announcement today, however Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam issued an update earlier today on COVID-19


Premier Ford announced the proposed Made-in-Ontario Plan for Growth, Renewal and Economic Recovery Plan and highlighted how infrastructure projects will help get Ontario
residents back to work
 This plan includes measures to make it easier and faster to build provincial highways, major transit infrastructure projects and quality, affordable housing, while ensuring there are meaningful opportunities for community consultation and input
 The plan also includes an investment of $2.6 billion in highway construction projects this year and continued collaboration with the City of Toronto and York Region under the historic joint transit partnership agreements and Transit-Oriented Communities Memorandums of Understanding
 For every $1 million spent on highway projects, the province generates $660,000 in real GDP
 The province is working on legislation to build, repair and resurface highways
 Premier Ford announced outbreaks in the communities of Leamington and Kingsville have been contained and the communities will be moving into Stage 2 as of 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, July 7, 2020


· For Monday, July 6, 2020, York Region recorded no new fatalities and no changes to current or resolved outbreaks

o 105,536 confirmed cases with 66% now recovered

o 8,684 fatalities

o Over the past week an average of 39,000 people were tested daily with 1% testing positive

· Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the appointment of Bob Rae as Ambassador to the United Nations

· The City of Toronto advised it will move away from daily briefings to reporting COVID-19 case numbers on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

· Mayors from the GTHA’s largest urban communities issue emergency call for financial support:…/OntarioMayorsandChairsIssueEmergencyCallforFina…

· Dr. Kurji has released a video update shared on and the Region’s social media channels; messages focuses on four main topics:

o Farm outbreaks

o Role of Public Health in controlling outbreaks

o Youth (ages 15-19) outbreaks

o Discussion of masks at Council on Thursday, July 9


Below is a summary of the detailed information contained in the Interactive Dashboard – Cases at As of July 6, 2020, at 5 p.m. there are:

3,083 total confirmed cases 8 new cases* since yesterday, 30 confirmed cases in hospital, 11 of which are in Intensive Care347 cases among health care workers, of which 322 cases have resolved*0 new fatalities247 total confirmed fatalities 2,472 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.


As of this morning, there are:

More than 11.3 million total cases worldwide with cases in 216 countries, areas or territories; 531,806 related fatalities reported to WHO105,536 total cases (219 new); with 8,684 related fatalities in Canada (10 new); 69,239 resolved in Canada (as of July 5, 7 p.m.)

· 35,948 total cases (154 new); with 2,689 related fatalities; 31,426 resolved in Ontario


NO new cases reported today!