• Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today


  • Premier Ford was joined by the Premiers of Quebec, Alberta and Manitoba for a joint announcement requesting increased federal funding to strengthen front-line health care and move shovel-ready infrastructure projects forward; announcement summary attached
  • Effective Friday, September 18, 2020 outdoor gatherings will be restricted to a maximum of 25 people and indoor gatherings will be restricted to a maximum of 10 people in Toronto, Ottawa and Peel Region


  • For Friday, September 18, 2020, York Region recorded no new fatalities and no changes to current or resolved outbreaks
  • As of Monday, September 15, 2020, York Region has added suspect and confirmed COVID-19 cases information in schools on the dashboard at

o Outbreaks are declared in a school setting when two or more cases of COVID-19 are confirmed within a 14-day period, with at least one case which could have been infected in the school

o Surveillance refers to schools with a confirmed case of COVID-19 among staff, students or visitors where there is currently no evidence of transmission within the school


Below is a summary of the detailed information contained in the Interactive Dashboard – Cases at As of September 18, 2020 at 5 p.m. there are:

3,823 total confirmed cases 29 new cases* since yesterday, 17 confirmed cases in hospital, 3 of which are in Intensive Care391 cases among health care workers, of which 389 cases have resolved*No new fatalities253 total confirmed fatalities 3,323 resolved cases4 institutional outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols 3 Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes 1 Community Care Settings 0 Hospital 0 Child Care Centre0 Schools; 8 Schools under surveillance (see above for definition) 0 Emergency Housing 76 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.


As of this morning, there are:

More than 30 million total cases worldwide (315,919 new) with cases in 216 countries, area or territories; 943,433 related fatalities reported by the World Health Organization (WHO)140,867 total cases (1,120 new); with 9,200 related fatalities in Canada (9 new); 123,109 resolved in Canada (as of September 17, 7 p.m.)

  • 46,077 total cases (401 new); with 2,825 related fatalities; 40,600 resolved in Ontario


2 new cases to report. We now have 7 active cases of COVID-19 in King