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.
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.
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.
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.
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