Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today.


The Ontario Government launched the new COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream providing over $1 billion to support critical long-term care, school and municipal infrastructure projects;


As part of the COVID-19 “pandemnesia” back to basics awareness campaign, York Region has engaged in a digital takeover of


Below is a summary of the detailed information contained in the Interactive Dashboard – Cases at As of October 28, 2020 at 5 p.m. there are:

6,546 total confirmed cases 96 new cases* since yesterday 105.6 average daily cases over past 7 daysNo new hospitalizations 47 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 268 total confirmed fatalities 5,399 resolved cases 6.5% positivity rate** (explanation below)49 open outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols 20 institutional (Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes/Community Care/Hospitals) 9 Child Care Centres1 School; 49 Schools under surveillance 0 Emergency Housing 19 Workplaces 257 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.

**The daily COVID-19 Council Update includes the 7-day average daily case numbers, new hospitalizations and positivity rate (positivity rate refers to the percentage of positive COVID-19 tests among all individuals being tested for COVID-19).


As of this morning, there are:

More than 43 million total cases worldwide (404,159 new) with cases in 216 countries, area or territories; more than 1.1 million related fatalities reported by the World Health Organization (WHO) 222,887 total cases (2,674 new); with 10,001 related fatalities in Canada (28 new); 186,464 resolved in Canada (as of October 27 at 7 p.m.) 72,885 total cases (834 new); with 3,103 related fatalities; 62,303 resolved in Ontario


3 new cases reported today.