· Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today
· The Government of Canada today announced an extension to the payment deadline and offered interest relief on outstanding tax debs during the COVID-19 pandemic
Premier Ford began his announcement acknowledging the $19 billion deal between the federal government and provinces, indicating it will help restart Ontario’s economy
• Premier indicated the province will be providing upwards of $4 billion through the Safe Restart Agreement to Ontario municipalities to ensure they can continue to provide critical services
• The money will be used to support homeless shelters, women’s shelters, food banks, public health and transit
· For Monday, July 27, 2020, York Region recorded no new fatalities and no changes to current or resolved outbreaks
· Southlake Hospital in the Town of Newmarket marks discharge of last COVID-19 patient
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 27, 2020, at 5 p.m. there are:
3,256 total confirmed cases 3 new cases* since yesterday, 13 confirmed cases in hospital, 4 of which are in Intensive Care357 cases among health care workers, of which 332 cases have resolved*0 new fatalities250 total confirmed fatalities 2,775 resolved casesFour institutional outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols 3 Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes 1 Community Care Settings 0 Hospital 0 Child Care Centre0 Emergency Housing 66 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 16.1 million total cases worldwide (254,274 new) with cases in 216 countries, area or territories; 646,641 related fatalities reported by the World Health Organization (WHO)113,911 total cases (355 new); with 8,890 related fatalities in Canada (5 new); 99,544 resolved in Canada (as of July 26, 7:15 p.m.)
· 38,799 total cases (119 new); with 2,764 related fatalities; 34,461 resolved in Ontario
1 new case reported today which brings the total confirmed cases to 50; of which 42 have recovered/resolved, sadly 3 deaths and 5 active cases all self isolating with none in hospital.