Last updated: March 28, 2020 at 2:10 p.m.
On March 23, Mayor John Tory declared an Emergency in the city of Toronto. The declaration of a municipal emergency is part of the City’s ongoing efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 and will ensure the municipal government can continue to act and respond quickly to the pandemic and any other events that arise in the weeks ahead.
Toronto Public Health has had 512 cases of COVID-19 reported in Toronto. Currently, 36 of these people are hospitalized and there are 17 in ICU. Among cases of COVID-19 in Toronto, there have been 4 deaths to-date. There have been 24 other people diagnosed with COVID-19 who have recovered from their illness. This data was extracted from the Integrated Public Health Information System at 1 p.m. on March 28, 2020. The numbers may differ from other sources, as data are extracted at different times.
Watch the City’s media briefings live Monday to Friday at 3:45 p.m. and read statements from the Fire Chief & General Manager of Emergency Management and Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health.