News Release
June 29, 2020

The City of Toronto continues to respond to COVID-19. Torontonians are reminded to continue adhering to Toronto Public Health’s advice to wash their hands often, stay within their social circle of no more than 10 people, and practise physical distancing, or wear a face covering or non-medical mask to protect others when in settings where physical distancing cannot be maintained.

There are 14,270 cases of COVID-19 in the city, an increase of 62 cases since yesterday. There are 218 people hospitalized, with 55 in ICU. In total, 12,360 people have recovered from COVID-19. To date, there have been 1,090 COVID-19 deaths in Toronto. Note that today’s numbers reflect the removal of duplicate records, identified through a quality assurance review. More info on the status of COVID-19 cases can be found on the City’s reporting platform.

Provincial Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act orders, the City bylaw on physical distancing, and laws prohibiting consumption of alcohol on City property and in unlicensed public areas remain in effect. As COVID-19 continues to circulate, residents visiting a beach or park must practise physical distancing and avoid crowding. Yesterday, the City received 88 complaints related to parks use and physical distancing. Bylaw officers issued nine tickets yesterday in City parks or squares. Officers have spoken to or cautioned more than 8,500 people this month.

There is only one more day for residents and businesses to complete the City’s survey on how Toronto can recover, rebuild and emerge from this pandemic even stronger. Take the Recovery & Rebuilding Toronto survey by June 30.

The City’s website is updated daily with the latest health advice and information about City services, social supports and economic recovery measures. Check for answers to common questions before contacting the Toronto Public Health COVID-19 Hotline or 311.

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