· Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam announced the release of the Public Health Agency of Canada’s COVID-19 guidance for schools Kindergarten to Grade 12 and reiterated school re-openings are top-of-mind

· Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland responded to the United States announcement to impose a 10% tariff on imports of raw Canadian aluminum at a Toronto news conference


· Premier Doug Ford stated he is confident in the measures in place to keep students safe, which includes staff wearing masks, frequent cleaning, screening children and staff, maintaining records and ensuring frequent handwashing and hygiene

· Thanks to the historic $19 billion agreement with the federal government, with $7 billion for Ontario, the province is investing $234 million to help child care providers safely re-open

o Premier Ford reiterated the need to keep Canada’s Wonderland closed for the time being, following the advice of health experts who are not comfortable re-opening the park at this time


· New rules for mandatory masks, dining in at restaurants start today

· One year after announcement, work on Bradford Bypass commences


3,312 total confirmed cases 4 new cases* since yesterday, No new fatalities 252 total confirmed fatalities 2,820 resolved cases3 institutional outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols 1 Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes 2 Community Care Settings 0 Hospital 0 Child Care Centre0 Emergency Housing 68 institutional outbreaks declared over


As of this morning, there are:

More than 18.8 million total cases worldwide (240,364 new) with cases in 216 countries, area or territories; 708,639 related fatalities reported by the World Health Organization (WHO)118,561 total cases (374 new); with 8,966 related fatalities in Canada (4 new); 103,106 resolved in Canada (as of August 6, 7:45 p.m.)

· 39,897 total cases (88 new); with 2,783 related fatalities; 36,024 resolved in Ontario


NO new cases reported, actually down one case as they have changed systems and are working out the glitches.

Total cases 52
Recovered/Resolved 43
Active Cases 6
Deaths 3

(2 cases in the past 7 days)

Stay safe and have a wonderful weekend!