Prime Minister Trudeau today announced a $214 million investment for made-in-Canada vaccines;


Premier Ford announced a $8.7 million investment grant for the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital as part of the government’s commitment to addressing health care system challenges;


On October 22, the York Catholic District School Board, in partnership with York Region Public Health, hosted a virtual town hall meeting with families from Holy Name Catholic School in the Township of King to provide an update on the temporary closure of the school. An outbreak was declared at Holy Name Catholic School on Tuesday, October 13. Students are expected to return to classrooms on Monday, October 26. The virtual town hall, which can be viewed on YouTube, addresses the spread and severity of COVID-19 in school age children, the role of public health in the school outbreak investigation process and the school re-entry plan


Below is a summary of the detailed information contained in the Interactive Dashboard – Cases at As of October 23, 2020 at 5 p.m. there are:

6,012 total confirmed cases 119 new cases* since yesterday, 42 confirmed cases in hospital, 6 of which are in Intensive Care 391 cases among health care workers, of which 389 cases have resolved* No new fatalities 267 total confirmed fatalities 4,980 resolved cases 50 open outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols 22 institutional (Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes/Community Care/Hospitals) 5 Child Care Centres3 School; 47 Schools under surveillance 0 Emergency Housing20 Workplaces 242 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 41.5 million total cases worldwide (445,419 new) with cases in 216 countries, area or territories; more than 1.1 million related fatalities reported by the World Health Organization (WHO) 209,148 total cases (2,788 new); with 9,862 related fatalities in Canada (33 new); 175,805 resolved in Canada (as of October 22, 7 p.m.) 68,353 total cases (826 new); with 3,080 related fatalities; 58,799 resolved in Ontario


4 new cases reported today