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


· Emergency orders extended by Province to maintain Flexibility to Protect Public Health as Economy Gradually Re-opens

· The Provincial and Federal Governments are joining to support farmers through Enhanced Insurance Protection

· The Province of Ontario is expanding access to reliable broadband and cellular service to underserved and unserved part of the province

· The Province of Ontario is taking action to address Racism and Inequity in Schools

· As part of its recovery plan Ontario [is] Seeking Input on Modernizing Capital Markets


· For Thursday, July 9, 2020, York Region recorded no new fatalities and no changes to current or resolved outbreaks

· York Regional Council today unanimously endorsed a recommendation from York Region Medical Officer of Health Dr. Karim Kurji to issue an instruction requiring operators of enclosed public spaces in York Region to have a policy in place prohibiting persons from entering the establishment if the person is not wearing a face mask or covering

· Masks will be mandatory in York Region

o 106,434 confirmed cases with 66% now recovered

o 8,737 fatalities

o Over the past week, an average of 38,000 people were tested daily, with 1% testing positive


Below is a summary of the detailed information contained in the Interactive Dashboard – Cases at // As of July 9, 2020, at 5 p.m. there are:

3,126 total confirmed cases 15 new cases* since yesterday, 25 confirmed cases in hospital, 10 of which are in Intensive Care348 cases among health care workers, of which 324 cases have resolved*0 new fatalities247 total confirmed fatalities 2,563 resolved cases1 institutional outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols 1 Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes 0 Community Care Settings 0 Hospital 0 Child Care Centre0 Emergency Housing 65 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 11.8 million total cases worldwide (172,067 new) with cases in 216 countries, area or territories; 544,739 related fatalities reported by the World Health Organization (WHO)106,434 total cases (267 new); with 8,737 related fatalities in Canada (26 new); 70,247 resolved in Canada (as of July 8, 7:30 p.m.)

· 36,348 total cases (170 new); with 2,703 related fatalities; 31,977 resolved in Ontario


1 new case reported today.