Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today.


The Ontario government activated an emergency brake that will result in a province-wide shutdown effective Saturday, April 3 at 12:01 a.m. for a minimum of four weeks. A statement regarding the province-wide shutdown measures was issued and shared on Facebook and Twitter.

Premier Ford provided details of Ontario’s province-wide shut down; schools will remain open for in-person learning during the shutdown; summary attached.

The latest modelling projections revealed the number of COVID-19 patients in intensive care in Ontario could reach nearly 800 by the end of April;

The Ontario government is providing financial relief for the resource-based tourism industry by waiving certain licences and crown land use fees


Dr. Kurji and the CEOs of York Region’s hospitals issued a joint statement strongly encouraging residents to continue following public health measures over the Easter weekend and in the weeks ahead.

Select pharmacies in York Region are among the 350 additional pharmacies and primary care settings across the province that will begin offering the AstraZeneca vaccine to individuals aged 55 and over. A new way to access the COVID-19 school and child care daily screening tool was made available from


175,817 total number of vaccines administered 153,780 total number of York Region residents who have received at least one doseBreakdown by age of York Region residents having received at least one dose: 39,688 residents 80+ (81% proportion of age group) 24,232 residents aged 75-79 (71.3% proportion of age group) 25,708 residents aged 70-74 (48.5% proportion of age group)6,901 residents aged 65-69 (10.8% proportion of age group)


Below is a summary of the detailed information contained in the Interactive Dashboard – Cases at As of April 1, 2021 at 5 p.m. there are:

34,144 total confirmed cases 276 new cases since yesterday268.7 average daily cases over past 7 days 156.7 total cases per 100K population 3,335 total variant cases identified, of which 942 are active 8 new hospitalizations 41 confirmed cases in hospital, 5 of which are in Intensive Care1,010 cases among health care workers, of which 1,000 cases have resolved 5 new fatalities 561 total confirmed fatalities 31,602 resolved cases 7.66 positivity rate*49 open outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols 14 institutional (Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes/Community Care/Hospitals) 5 Child Care Centre 0 Emergency Housing14 Schools; 103 Schools under surveillance 16 Workplaces 821 closed outbreaks.


5 new cases reported today.