Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today.
Premier Ford today announced a $24.3 million investment in specialized mental health services for children and youth in Ontario.
York Region continues to maintain a variety of community supports on york.ca/covid19 including supports to maintain mental well-being during a pandemic
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 October 21, 2020 at 5 p.m. there are:
5,816 total confirmed cases 103 new cases* since yesterday, 41 confirmed cases in hospital, 6 of which are in Intensive Care391 cases among health care workers, of which 398 cases have resolved*2 new fatalities267 total confirmed fatalities 4,846 resolved cases52 open outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols 23 institutional (Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes/Community Care/Hospitals)5 Child Care Centres3 School; 41 Schools under surveillance 0 Emergency Housing21 Workplaces 236 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.
COMBINED CASE NUMBERS:
As of this morning, there are:
More than 40.6 million total cases worldwide (350,424 new) with cases in 216 countries, area or territories; more than 1.1 million related fatalities reported by the World Health Organization (WHO)203,688 total cases (2,251 new); with 9,794 related fatalities in Canada (16 new); 171,743 resolved in Canada (as of October 20, 7 p.m.) 66,686 total cases (790 new); with 3,062 related fatalities; 57,325 resolved in Ontario
Only 1 new case reported today.