Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today.


The Ontario government announced an additional $680 million in funding to improve and expand broadband and cellular access across the province.


York Region has communications and business supports for residents and businesses as the Region moves to the Orange Restrict level; businesses such as restaurants, bars and gyms will re-open on Saturday, November 7, 2020 as of 12:01 am.

As part of the flu campaign, York Region has engaged in a digital takeover on

Similar to the partnership with Salvation Army and Kingbridge Centre, the Region is looking for other landlords to help provide shelter to those struggling with homelessness.


Below is a summary of the detailed information contained in the Interactive Dashboard – Cases at As of November 4, 2020 at 5 p.m. there are:

7,191 total confirmed cases 78 new cases* since yesterday95.6 average daily cases over past 7 days3 new hospitalizations51 confirmed cases in hospital, 6 of which are in Intensive Care390 cases among health care workers, of which 388 cases have resolved*2 new fatalities278 total confirmed fatalities 6,088 resolved cases4.4% positivity rate** (explanation below)53 open outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols 15 institutional (Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes/Community Care/Hospitals)10 Child Care Centres9 Schools; 43 Schools under surveillance 0 Emergency Housing19 Workplaces 281 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 47.3 million total cases worldwide (436,068 new) with cases in 216 countries, area or territories; more than 1.2 million related fatalities reported by the World Health Organization (WHO)244,935 total cases (2,974 new); with 10,279 related fatalities in Canada (71 new); 203,509 resolved in Canada (as of November 3 at 7 p.m.) 79,692 total cases (987 new); with 3,182 related fatalities; 68,189 resolved in Ontario


1 new cases reported today and active COVID-19 cases down to 14.