Prime Minister Trudeau and federal health officials suggested vaccines will roll out as quickly as possible after Health Canada approvals;


The Ontario government is collaborating with industry experts to plan the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out;


York Region issued a statement recognizing World AIDS Day and the start of Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week in Canada.

The COVID-19 enforcement weekend blitz wrapped up with a total of 1,039 inspections and 42 charges; a media release will be issued and shared on social media; moving forward weekly details of charges will shared each Wednesday.

The interactive dashboard on includes Total Cases Reported in the last 7 days; the 7-day running caseload can be seen in a graph when hovering over or clicking on the total case number.


Below is a summary of the detailed information contained in the Interactive Dashboard – Cases at As of December 1, 2020 at 5 p.m. there are:

11,228 total confirmed cases 213 new cases* since yesterday165.3 average daily cases over past 7 days7 new hospitalizations62 confirmed cases in hospital, 12 of which are in Intensive Care393 cases among health care workers, of which 389 cases have resolved*1 new fatality 309 total confirmed fatalities 9,739 resolved cases5.88% positivity rate** (explanation below) 51 open outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols 25 institutional (Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes/Community Care/Hospitals)2 Child Care Centre8 Schools; 75 Schools under surveillance 0 Emergency Housing16 Workplaces 359 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 62.8 million total cases worldwide (453,170 new) with cases in 216 countries, area or territories; more than 1.4 million related fatalities reported by the World Health Organization (WHO) 378,139 total cases (6,103 new); with 12, 130 related fatalities in Canada (66 new); 299,972 resolved in Canada (as of December 1 at 7 p.m.) 118,199 total cases (1,707 new); with 3,663 related fatalities; 100,012 resolved in Ontario


4 new cases reported today.