· Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today

· In lieu of an in-person media address Dr. Theresa Tam issued a statement on COVID-19

· The Government of Canada has announced effective August 9, 2020 a temporary minimum unemployment rate of 13.1% will be applied for all Employment Insurance economic regions in Canada to help Canadians access EI benefits when they transition from CERB


Premier Ford began his announcement acknowledging Windsor-Essex will enter Stage 3 this Wednesday at 12:01 a.m.
• Current job numbers indicate Ontario is making steady progress in the road to economic recovery, especially as more businesses re-open
• The province has invested $3 million over three years to help double the number of closed-circuit television (CCTV) systems in areas experiencing surges in gun violence; this is in addition to the $25 million invested over four years to help crack down on gun and gang violence in the City of Toronto
• Police services across Ontario are using this funding to effectively disrupt gun and gang
• To ensure any police service in Ontario has access to the tools needed to crack down on
violence, the Premier is pleased to announce the government is investing $6 million over three years for a new CCTV grant program, where any police service in Ontario will be able to apply
• This is an important tool for preventing gun and gang violence, human trafficking and sexual assault


Below is a summary of the detailed information contained in the Interactive Dashboard – Cases at // As of July 30, 2020, at 5 p.m. there are:

3,329 total confirmed cases 1 new case* since yesterday, 14 confirmed cases in hospital, 6 of which are in Intensive Care390 cases among health care workers, of which 361 cases have resolved*No new fatalities252 total confirmed fatalities 2,832 resolved casesTwo institutional outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols 1 Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes 1 Community Care Settings 0 Hospital 0 Child Care Centre0 Emergency Housing 71 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 19.7 million total cases worldwide (253,409 new) with cases in 216 countries, area or territories; 728,013 related fatalities reported by the World Health Organization (WHO)119,451 total cases (230 new); with 8,981 related fatalities in Canada (5 new); 103,728 resolved in Canada (as of August 9, 5:30 p.m.)

· 40,161 total cases (115 new); with 2,786 related fatalities; 36,381 resolved in Ontario


NO new cases reported.