Health Canada updated the product label for the AstraZeneca vaccine to provide information on rare reports of blood clots associated with low levels of blood platelets.
The federal government introduced Bill C-25; the legislation would provide $7.2 billion for urgent health care needs, COVID-19 vaccine rollout and local infrastructure projects.
The provincial government announced eligible recipients of the Ontario Small Business Support Grant will automatically receive a second payment equal to their first payment, up to a maximum of $40,000.
Dr. Kurji issued a Section 22 Class Order under the Health Protection and Promotion Act prohibiting the use of hookahs inside premises, including patios, of businesses permitted to be open.
COVID-19 VACCINATIONS IN YORK REIGON
123,076 total number of vaccines administered 43,269 total number of vaccines administered to people 80 years of age and older 77% proportion of people 80 years of age and older who have received at least one dose.
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 March 25, 2021 at 5 p.m. there are:
32,284 total confirmed cases 256 new cases since yesterday 185.3 average daily cases over past 7 days 108.0 total cases per 100K population 2,318 total variant cases identified, of which 666 are active 3 new hospitalizations 24 confirmed cases in hospital, 6 of which are in Intensive Care 1,005 cases among health care workers, of which 989 cases have resolved0 new fatalities 551 total confirmed fatalities 30,415 resolved cases 5.38% positivity rate 48 open outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols 15 institutional (Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes/Community Care/Hospitals) 4 Child Care Centre0 Emergency Housing 11 Schools; 67 Schools under surveillance 18 Workplaces 798 closed outbreaks.
5 new cases reported today.