- Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today
- Today, Premier Ford declared Ontario to be in the second wave of COVID-19 and “all options’ are on the table to fight the increasing numbers
- Premier Ford announced the investment of $52.5 million to recruit, retain and support more mental health workers
- York Region Associate Medical Officer of Health Dr. Karachiwalla issued the Region’s weekly video message discussing the increase in positive cases and how the system is better prepared to handle it plus recent provincial initiatives
- City of Toronto Mayor John Tory issued a statement on behalf of the Mayors and Chairs stating their support of the provincial government’s actions to reduce restaurant and bar hours to help stop the spread of COVID-19 and reinforced their commitment to advocating for financial support for those businesses complying with public health measures;
COVID-19 IN YORK REGION:
Below is a summary of the detailed information contained in the Interactive Dashboard – Cases at york.ca/covid19data. As of September 28, 2020 at 5 p.m. there are:
4,201 total confirmed cases 43 new cases* since yesterday, 21 confirmed cases in hospital, 3 of which are in Intensive Care 391 cases among health care workers, of which 389 cases have resolved*No new fatalities 255 total confirmed fatalities 3,564 resolved cases9 institutional outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols 4 Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes 2 Community Care Settings 0 Hospital 2 Child Care Centres1 School; 12 Schools under surveillance (see above for definition) 0 Emergency Housing 79 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 32 million total cases worldwide (237,908 new) with cases in 216 countries, area or territories; 995,836 related fatalities reported by the World Health Organization (WHO)153,125 total cases (1,454 new); with 9,268 related fatalities in Canada (6 new); 131,098 resolved in Canada (as of September 27, 7 p.m.)
- 50,531 total cases (700 new); with 2,840 related fatalities; 43,127 resolved in Ontario
Our numbers spiked over the weekend with 17 new cases. Our total numbers are;
80 cases of which 60 resolved, 17 active cases (self-isolating), sadly 3 deaths. The important message is the first cases (5 of them) are school age 4 -18 years of age.