COVID-19 Government and International Response: September 10,2021

Global COVID-19 cases have reached 224,163,986 up from 220,141,079 at 8:30 a.m. on September 3, 2021. Canada now reports 1,533,466 cases up from 1,507,051 cases of COVID-19 on September 3. Ontario reports 572,130 cases, up from 567,071 cases on September 3, 2021. The province reports 772 (0.1%) new cases since yesterday. Of the province’s total cases, 556,495 have been resolved (97.3%) and there have been 9,579 deaths (1.7%). The province has now completed 17,448,750 tests and reports 14,139 tests are currently under investigation. More information here.

A province-by-province breakdown of Canada’s COVID-19 case count can be found here.

In Canada, 73.14% (27,795,343) of the population have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 66.81% (25,390,503) are fully vaccinated. In Ontario 74% (10,952,699) of people have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine with 68% (10,109,582) of people being fully vaccinated as of September 10, 2021.

FEDERAL

On September 7, the federal government added fully vaccinated foreign nationals to the ranks of travellers who are once again welcome on Canadian soil. To be eligible, travellers must have allowed at least 14 days to pass since their last vaccine shot and show proof of a negative molecular test for COVID-19 that’s no more than 72 hours old. More information here.

PROVINCIAL

On September 10, the Ontario government announced support for business and workers as they return to the job through an additional $50 million investment in the renewed Ontario Together Fund in 2021-22. The Ontario Together Fund is helping to support local innovators and businesses to further enhance Ontario’s domestic supply chain capacity, promote Ontario’s MedTech ecosystem and build up our manufacturing sector. More information here.

On September 7, the Ontario government announced it will take a different approach than other provinces in developing its mobile app for COVID-19 vaccine certification, opting to build the program in house instead of contracting it out to a tech company. The development of the “made in Ontario” app is being led by the government’s Ontario Digital Service in consultation with the private sector, and the government has said it will be ready for release by Oct. 22 More information here.

Toronto

On September 10, the City of Toronto announced as of September 9 at 8 a.m., 4,617,463 COVID-19 vaccine doses had been administered in Toronto. In the last seven days alone, a total of 43,520 doses were administered. More information here.

On September 7, Mayor John Tory unveiled the City of Toronto’s action plan to safely and proactively manage traffic congestion this fall as workers plan their return to offices and other activities, and students get ready for schools to reopen for in-class learning. More information here.

INTERNATIONAL

Country Total cases September 10

 at 10:00 a.m.

Total cases

September 3 at 8:40 a.m.

Increase from previous Active Cases (Increase/decrease) Cases per million Total recovered Total deaths
Global 224,163,986 220,150,746 4,013,240 18,766,293 28,762 200,796,449 4,623,815

 

United States 41,562,429 40,513,018 1,049,411 9,141,507 124,696 31,746,333 674,589
India 33,163,004  32,903,289

 

259,715 399,675 23,754 32,321,283 442,046
Brazil 20,958,899 20,830,712 128,187 371,132 97,776

 

20,002,562 585,205
United Kingdom 7,132,072 6,862,904 269,168 1,275,959 104,407 5,722,272 133,841
Russia 7,102,625 6,975,174 127,451 554,188 48,645 6,357,272 191,165
Iran 5,258,913 5,083,133 175,780 635,628 61,674

 

4,509,905 113,380
Spain 4,903,021 4,871,444 31,577 288,392 104,818 4,529,411 85,218
Italy 4,590,942 4,553,241 37,701 129,918 76,064 4,331,257 129,766
Germany 4,058,940 3,983,983 74,957 155,800 48,262

 

3,810,100 93,040
Mexico 3,497,999 3,387,885 110,114 393,858 26,658

 

2,819,991 266,150

 

Peru 2,158,493 2,152,118 6,375 N/A 64,400

 

N/A 198,621
Chile 1,642,646 1,639,698 2,948 5,432 85,062

 

1,600,055 37,159
Canada 1,533,498 1,507,053 26,445 38,148 40,212 1,468,207 27,134
Saudi Arabia 545,727 544,985 742 2,311

 

15,394 534,908 8,604

 

China 95,128 94,954 174 756 66 89,736

 

4,636
Australia 69,912 58,206 11,706 20,021

 

2,704 36,173 1,076

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