Prime Minister Trudeau announced the federal government is investing $14.9 billion for public transit projects over the next eight years; $3 billion will be allocated per year for Canadian communities beginning in 2026-2027.
The Ontario government released the province’s 2020-21 Third Quarter Finances; the report shows spending projections of $25 billion more than last year, including an additional $2.6 billion since the 2020 Budget.
Provincial offences officers have visited more than 2,308 big-box stores and other essential retail businesses across the province in 2021, compliance with public health guidelines has increased 19% over three consecutive weeks.
The Ontario government is extending electricity rate relief for families, small businesses and farms; electricity prices will remain at the off-peak rate of 8.5 cents per kilowatt-hour until February 22, 2021.
The Ontario government is recognizing the outstanding contributions and efforts of 6,658 volunteers through 27 virtual Volunteer Service Award ceremonies across the province.
York Region Public Health issued a Public Notice related to 54 confirmed COVID-19 cases at Fedex Ground in the City of Vaughan.
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 February 10, 2021 at 5 p.m. there are:
26,927 total confirmed cases 121 new cases* since yesterday127.7 average daily cases over past 7 days 74.5 total cases per 100K population** (explanation below) 99 total variant cases identified 11 new hospitalizations 150 confirmed cases in hospital, 16 of which are in Intensive Care393 cases among health care workers, of which 391 cases have resolved*7 new fatalities495 total confirmed fatalities 25,417 resolved cases4.89% positivity rate** 69 open outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols 35 institutional (Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes/Community Care/Hospitals) 8 Child Care Centre2 Schools; 3 Schools under surveillance 0 Emergency Housing 24 Workplaces 641 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 106.5 million total cases worldwide (334,648 new) with cases in 216 countries, area or territories; more than 2.3 million related fatalities reported by the World Health Organization (WHO) 810,797 total cases (2,677 new); with 20,909 related fatalities in Canada (74 new); 750,709 resolved in Canada (as of February 9 at 7 p.m.) 281,566 total cases (1,072 new); with 6,596 related fatalities; 261,700 resolved in Ontario
5 new cases reported today.