WHAT TO KNOW
Global COVID-19 cases have reached 227,955,629 up from 224,163,986 at 8:30 a.m. on September 10, 2021. Canada now reports 1,564,089 cases up from 1,533,466 cases of COVID-19 on September 10. Ontario reports 577,253 cases, up from 572,130 cases on September 10, 2021. The province reports 668 (0.1%) new cases since yesterday. Of the province’s total cases, 561,492 have been resolved (97.3%) and there have been 9,632 deaths (1.7%). The province has now completed 17,634,733 tests and reports 16,278 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, 73.77% (28,036, 964) of the population have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 67.80% (25,768,588) are fully vaccinated. In Ontario 74% (11,047,037) of people have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine with 69% (10,236,143) of people being fully vaccinated as of September 17, 2021.
On September 10, the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada released a statement with an overview of updates of COVID-19 in Canada. Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 1,533,466 cases of COVID-19 and 27,134 deaths reported in Canada. These cumulative numbers tell us about the overall burden of COVID-19 illness to date, while the number of active cases, now at 38,134, and 7-day moving averages indicate current disease activity and severity trends. More information here.
On September 14, the Ontario government released the regulations and guidance for businesses and organizations to support them in implementing proof of vaccination requirements, which take effect on September 22, 2021. The Ministry is working on additional supports and services to assist Ontario residents who need help obtaining proof of vaccination, including requesting a copy be sent by mail. More information here.
Following the provincial government’s regulations and guidance for business and organizations implementing proof of vaccination, today the City of Toronto announced it will be working with businesses to educate them on the regulations requirements under the Reopening Ontario Act (ROA). More information here.
On September 15, City of Toronto Mayor, John Tory announced #DaysofVaxtion — a city-wide series of pop-up vaccination clinics starting September 16 and running through the weekend. The campaign is part of the City’s continued efforts to help residents get fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as quickly as possible. More information here.
On September 13, Toronto Public Health announced it continues to support a return to in-person learning in schools with enhanced public health measures. Now that in-person learning has resumed, TPH is closely monitoring all COVID-19 activity in school settings. More information here.
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