Health Canada and the European Medicines Agency published clinical data used to support their authorizations of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. The federal government announced the rollout of funding from the 2020 Fall Economic Statement supporting arts and live events workers in response to COVID-19.


The Ontario government issued a news release indicating to date more than $1 billion has been provided through the Ontario Small Business Support Grant to help eligible business owners affected by COVID-19 restrictions; more than 78,000 Ontario Small Business Support Grant applications have been processed representing more than $1 billion in support. The Ontario government announced support for the arts sector with a one-time investment of $25 million to help artists and arts organizations survive the COVID-19 pandemic and resume full programming.


A media release was issued regarding York Region’s COVID-19 enforcement activities between Monday, February 22 and Sunday, February 28, 2021: Inspections: 1,745 Education: 635 Charges: 34


Below is a summary of the detailed information contained in the Interactive Dashboard – Cases at As of March 2, 2021 at 5 p.m. there are:

29,008 total confirmed cases 100 new cases* since yesterday 80.0 average daily cases over past 7 days 46.6 total cases per 100K population 656 total variant cases identified, of which 164 are active No new hospitalizations137 confirmed cases in hospital, 24 of which are in Intensive Care 393 cases among health care workers, of which 391 cases have resolved 0 new fatalities 524 total confirmed fatalities 27,703 resolved cases 3.46% positivity rate** 42 open outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols 20 institutional (Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes/Community Care/Hospitals) 3 Child Care Centre0 Emergency Housing3 Schools; 39 Schools under surveillance 16 Workplaces 721 closed outbreaks


Only 1 new case reported today.