Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today.
The federal government announced $1.5 billion in new investments for clean drinking water in First Nations communities;
The Ontario government is expanding home and community care services to allow patients to remain at home, while preserving hospital capacity; summary attached
COVID-19 enforcement weekend blitz wraps up with a total of 1,039 inspections and 42 charges.
Businesses in York Region that fail to comply with mandated COVID-19 regulations will be fined.
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 December 2, 2020 at 5 p.m. there are:
11,430 total confirmed cases 203 new cases* since yesterday175.6 average daily cases over past 7 days4 new hospitalizations66 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 310 total confirmed fatalities 9,871 resolved cases6.29% positivity rate** (explanation below)54 open outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols 24 institutional (Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes/Community Care/Hospitals)2 Child Care Centre10 Schools; 75 Schools under surveillance 0 Emergency Housing18 Workplaces 360 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 63.3 million total cases worldwide (491,420 new) with cases in 216 countries, area or territories; more than 1.4 million related fatalities reported by the World Health Organization (WHO) 383,468 total cases (5,329 new); with 12, 211 related fatalities in Canada (81 new); 304,888 resolved in Canada (as of December 1 at 7 p.m.)119,922 total cases (1,723 new); with 3,698 related fatalities; 101,698 resolved in Ontario
Only one new case reported today.
Sadly I must report 1 fatality today due to COVID-19. Together, Council offers condolences to the family and loved ones of our resident from King City Lodge Nursing Home.