· On Wednesday, September 23, 2020, Prime Minister Trudeau addressed the nation through a televised broadcast, speaking to the current COVID-19 situation.
· Premier Ford and Minister of Health Christine Elliott shared the next steps in the province’s comprehensive fall preparedness plan, which includes investing more than $1 billion to expand COVID-19 testing and case contact management and an additional $30 million investment to prevent and manage outbreaks in priority sectors; summary is attached
COVID-19 IN YORK REGION:
Below is a summary of the detailed information contained in the Interactive Dashboard – Cases at york.ca/covid19. As of September 24, 2020 at 5 p.m. there are:
4,001 total confirmed cases 36 new cases* since yesterday, 18 confirmed cases in hospital, 2 of which are in Intensive Care391 cases among health care workers, of which 389 cases have resolved*1 new fatality255 total confirmed fatalities 3,437 resolved cases7 active outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols 4 Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes 0 Community Care Settings 0 Hospital 2 Child Care Centre1 School; 10 Schools under surveillance0 Emergency Housing 77 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.
COMBINED CASE NUMBERS:
As of this morning, there are:
More than 31.7 million total cases worldwide (298,085 new) with cases in 216 countries, area or territories; 973,653 related fatalities reported by the World Health Organization (WHO)147,753 total cases (1,090 new); with 9,243 related fatalities in Canada (9 new); 127,788 resolved in Canada (as of September 23, 7 p.m.)
· 48,496 total cases (409 new); with 2,836 related fatalities; 41,886 resolved in Ontario
NO new cases, our numbers remain unchanged with 9 active COVID-19 cases