Prime Minister Trudeau provided an update on COVID-19 vaccines and shared information about Canada’s climate change plan;
Federal health officials released updated modelling data; if Canadians maintain current contact levels, more than 12,000 new cases are expected daily by January.
Premier Ford and health officials provided details of Ontario’s vaccine rollout; phase one to vaccinate front-line health care workers will start December 15;
Six other public health regions will move to new levels within the Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework.
York Region will move to GREY-Lockdown Zone at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, December 14, 2020 for a minimum of 28 days; a statement was released to notify businesses and residents and shared on Facebook and Twitter.
Next week asymptomatic testing in York Region schools will take place in King (December 14), Aurora (December 16) and Richmond Hill (December 17); learn more at york.ca/safeatschool
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 11, 2020 at 5 p.m. there are:
13,104 total confirmed cases 169 new cases* since yesterday 195.9 average daily cases over past 7 days114.2 total cases per 100K population**4 new hospitalizations62 confirmed cases in hospital, 8 of which are in Intensive Care393 cases among health care workers, of which 391 cases have resolved*No new fatalities 327 total confirmed fatalities 11,589 resolved cases6.36% positivity rate** (explanation below)81 open outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols 28 institutional (Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes/Community Care/Hospitals)4 Child Care Centre12 Schools; 67 Schools under surveillance 0 Emergency Housing37 Workplaces 385 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, cases per 100K population, 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 69.1 million total cases worldwide (692,166 new) with cases in 216 countries, area or territories; more than 1.5 million related fatalities reported by the World Health Organization (WHO) 442,069 total cases (6,739 new); with 13,109 related fatalities in Canada (126 new); 355,735 resolved in Canada (as of December 10 at 7 p.m.)136,631 total cases (1,848 new); with 3,916 related fatalities; 116,432 resolved in Ontario
8 new cases reported today, however our active cases remain at 19.