Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today.

The federal government today announced the next steps in Canada’s plan to achieve zero plastic waste by 2030, which includes a ban on single-use plastics 


Premier Ford announced an additional investment of $176 million to support a modern, connected and comprehensive mental health and addictions system in Ontario.

Federal and provincial officials continue to remind residents to limit Thanksgiving celebrations and gatherings to members of their immediate households


For Wednesday, October 7, 2020, York Region recorded no new fatalities and no changes to current or resolved institutional outbreaks


Below is a summary of the detailed information contained in the Interactive Dashboard – Cases at As of October 7, 2020 at 5 p.m. there are:

4,654 total confirmed cases 67 new cases* since yesterday, 28 confirmed cases in hospital, 4 of which are in Intensive Care404 cases among health care workers, of which 402 cases have resolved* No new fatalities 257 total confirmed fatalities 3,939 resolved cases 31 open outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols 12 institutional (Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes/Community Care/Hospitals)0 Child Care Centres0 School; 34 Schools under surveillance 0 Emergency Housing19 Workplaces 207 closed outbreaks

*Data quality is an on-going 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 35.6 million total cases worldwide (271,421 new) with cases in 216 countries, area or territories; more than 1 million related fatalities reported by the World Health Organization (WHO) 171,323 total cases (2,363 new); with 9,530 related fatalities in Canada (26 new); 142,994 resolved in Canada (as of October 6, 7 p.m.) 55,945 total cases (583 new); with 2,988 related fatalities; 47,613 resolved in Ontario


No new cases reported today and 1 case resolved leaving us with 16 active COVID-19 cases.