Prime Minister Trudeau announced a $1.5 billion investment to help Canadians in under-represented groups and those in sectors hardest hit by the pandemic;
The federal government announced $16 million in funding to support construction of a storm water treatment facility to reduce run-off from Holland Marsh into Lake Simcoe.
In response to the rapid increase of COVID-19 cases, the Ontario government announced updates to the Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework thresholds for each level in the framework will be lowered;
The province announced York Region will move to the RED-Control zone at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, November 16, 2020; a statement has been released to notify residents and businesses.
York Region moves to RED-Control zone.
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 13, 2020 at 5 p.m. there are:
8,359 total confirmed cases 120 new cases* since yesterday133.6 average daily cases over past 7 days 2 new hospitalizations 63 confirmed cases in hospital, 6 of which are in Intensive Care 390 cases among health care workers, of which 388 cases have resolved*1 new fatality 293 total confirmed fatalities 6,992 resolved cases6.12% positivity rate** (explanation below) 53 open outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols 19 institutional (Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes/Community Care/Hospitals)5 Child Care Centres 11 Schools; 67 Schools under surveillance 0 Emergency Housing18 Workplaces 313 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 52.4 million total cases worldwide (628, 136 new) with cases in 216 countries, area or territories; more than 1.2 million related fatalities reported by the World Health Organization (WHO) 282, 577 total cases (5,516 new); with 10,768 related fatalities in Canada (83 new); 226,775 resolved in Canada (as of November 12 at 7 p.m.) 91,180 total cases (1,396 new); with 3,312 related fatalities; 76,238 resolved in Ontario
4 new COVID-19 cases reported today.