The City of Toronto continues to respond to COVID-19. As the virus continues to circulate in the community, residents are reminded to adhere to Toronto Public Health’s advice to practise physical distancing, stay within their social circle of no more than 10 people, wash hands often and wear a mask or face covering where mandatory or when physical distancing cannot be maintained. Wearing a mask or face covering is required in indoor public spaces in Toronto.
There are 16,205 cases of COVID-19 in the city, an increase of 43 today. There are 30 people hospitalized. In total, 14,619 people have recovered from COVID-19, an increase of 22 since yesterday. To date, there have been 1,175 COVID-19 deaths in Toronto; there were no COVID-19 deaths in the city yesterday. Case status data can be found on the City’s reporting platform.
Provincial orders under the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act and the City bylaw on physical distancing remain in effect. Yesterday, the City received 18 complaints related to parks use and physical distancing. Officers have cautioned nearly 100 people over the past three days about physical distancing, alcohol, bonfires and littering bylaws.
As more of the city’s businesses continue to reopen, residents can learn about what to expect and what is required as Toronto moves into the new normal and they begin to visit more establishments and take part in more activities at toronto.ca/ReopenTO.
The City’s website is updated daily with the latest health advice and information about City services, social supports and economic recovery measures. Check toronto.ca/covid-19 for answers to common questions before contacting the Toronto Public Health COVID-19 Hotline or 311.
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