Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today.
The federal government announced $40 million in funding to construct a storm water treatment facility to reduce run-off from Holland Marsh into Lake Simcoe.
The Province of Ontario released modelling data indicating a significant spread of COVID-19 could be expected, with cases projected to reach between 3,000 and 4,000 by December;
The Ontario government will invest an additional $761 million to build and renovate 74 long-term care homes across the province
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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 November 12, 2020 at 5 p.m. there are:
8,241 total confirmed cases 149 new cases* since yesterday 129.9 average daily cases over past 7 days 1 new hospitalization 65 confirmed cases in hospital, 6 of which are in Intensive Care 390 cases among health care workers, of which 388 cases have resolved*2 new fatalities 292 total confirmed fatalities 6,854 resolved cases 5.97% positivity rate** (explanation below) 55 open outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols 17 institutional (Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes/Community Care/Hospitals) 8 Child Care Centres 11 Schools; 44 Schools under surveillance 0 Emergency Housing19 Workplaces 308 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).
COMBINED CASE NUMBERS:
As of this morning, there are:
More than 51.8 million total cases worldwide (579, 253 new) with cases in 216 countries, area or territories; more than 1.2 million related fatalities reported by the World Health Organization (WHO)277, 061 total cases (4,024 new); with 10,685 related fatalities in Canada (53 new); 223,199 resolved in Canada (as of November 11 at 7 p.m.) 89,784 total cases (1,575 new); with 3,293 related fatalities; 75,220 resolved in Ontario
8 new cases today, our highest single day reported COVID-19 cases