The Government of Canada issued a reminder to travellers returning to Canada of COVID-19 border measures. A joint statement by several governments including Canada was released on the WHO-Convened COVID-19 Origins Study in China.
Premier Ford provided an update on the province’s rollout of COVID-19 vaccines;
Ontario’s COVID-19 Science Advisory Table released a report revealing the increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations, ICU admissions and deaths associated with variants of concern. Premier Ford issued a statement acknowledging and thanking retired General Rick Hillier for leading the COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force.
Beginning Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 8:30 a.m., York Region residents aged 65+ can book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment at york.ca/COVID19Vaccine
A media release was issued regarding York Region’s COVID-19 enforcement activities between Monday, March 22 and Sunday, March 28, 2021: Inspections: 1,159 Education: 331 Charges: 8
COVID-19 VACCINATIONS IN YORK REIGON
152,382 total number of vaccines administered 133,644 total number of York Region residents who have received at least one dose. Breakdown by age of York Region residents having received at least one dose: 38,571 residents 80+ (78.7% proportion of age group)21,761 residents aged 75-79 (64% proportion of age group)16,245 residents aged 70-74 (30.7% proportion of age group)
ASYMPTOMATIC SCHOOL TESTING
Symptomatic and asymptomatic voluntary screening in York Region schools continues at voluntary, drop-in community-based COVID-19 testing sites until Monday, April 12, 2021; George Street Public School, Aurora Wednesday, April 7, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Keswick Alternative Education Centre, Keswick Tuesday, April 6 and Monday, April 12, 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. George Bailey Public School, Vaughan Friday, April 9, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
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 30, 2021 at 5 p.m. there are:
33,567 total confirmed cases 209 new cases since yesterday 253.7 average daily cases over past 7 days 147.9 total cases per 100K population 3, 087 total variant cases identified, of which 884 are active 7 new hospitalizations 41 confirmed cases in hospital, 4 of which are in Intensive Care 1,010 cases among health care workers, of which 999 cases have resolved 0 new fatalities 554 total confirmed fatalities 31,268 resolved casesN/A positivity rate*46 open outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols 13 institutional (Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes/Community Care/Hospitals) 5 Child Care Centre0 Emergency Housing 10 Schools; 104 Schools under surveillance 18 Workplaces 809 closed outbreaks
* Due to technical difficulties percent positivity rate is unavailable for Tuesday, March 30
3 new cases reported today.