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May 25, 2020 – COVID-19 Updates – COVID-19每日更新 – 2020年5月25日

Heat Warning

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) today issued a Heat Warning for Toronto, which starts today and is forecast to end Wednesday, May 27. Read more…

Paramedic Services Week

The week between May 24 and May 30 is Paramedic Services Week.  It is a time for all Canadians to honour and thank the women and men who answer our calls for medical help.  Whether it is a call to our homes for a medical emergency or a call to a vehicle accident or a fire, Paramedics, often putting themselves in danger, always answer and provide the necessary assistance.

As we deal with COVID-19, paramedics have shown up for Canadians, showing us the very best of courage, compassion and dedication.

On behalf of all the residents of Ward 22, Scarborough-Agincourt, I thank all Paramedics for their service and for the incredible work they do for us every day.

                                  Portrait  appreciation for our Health Care workers,.

Painted by Ashvinkumar Patel (Graphic Designer) and Devashree Tawde.
Corner of Glen Springs Dr and Warden (just south of McNicoll on the west side)

Well-Being During COVID-19 Teleconeference

I will be hosting a teleconference on how to stay mentally healthy during COVID-19. Joining in this teleconference will be psychologists and psychiatrists specializing in mental health. Details regarding how to sign onto the teleconference will be provided later this week. If you would like to send in questions for the teleconference, please send my assistant an e-mail at olga@karygiannis.net .

Please take a moment to pass along this message to your family, neighbours and friends. If you would like to sign someone up for our e-mailing list, please send me their e-mail addresses at  jim@karygiannis.net  .

COVID-19 cases reported in Toronto

  • 10,212 total cases
  • 177 new cases (23 fewer new cases from day before)
  • 377 hospitalized with 91 in ICU
  • 761 deaths
  • 7,509 recovered

Full details from Toronto Public Health

City of Toronto

  • Toronto Hydro will be doing a project in the area includes Cardwell Avenue (North), Kennedy Road (East), Sheppard Avenue East (South) and Dowry Street (West). We expect the work to begin June 2020. Read more…
  • Steeles Ave Closure Friday, May 29th (8:00 PM) until Monday, June 1st (6:00 AM) Metrolinx is making major infrastructure improvements to the Agincourt and Milliken GO stations. This work includes the construction of new grade-separated rail and pedestrian bridges at the existing Steeles  Avenue  East  at-grade rail   crossing   between  Kennedy Road and  Midland  Avenue. It also includes a new  road  underpass  on Steeles Avenue East below  the  railway  corridor.  Read more…
  • Bicycles lanes on Huntingwood Dr.  Bike lanes on Huntingwood Drive have been something that I have been working on with my residents for over a year. This gives people about five kilometres of safe east-west cycling through Scarborough. Residents have expressed their confidence and will enjoy using it, especially to get outside more often this summer. Read more…

Government of Ontario

  • On April 9, the Government of Ontario announced it was investing $100,000 in its partnership with  SPARK Ontario to support the province’s first bilingual volunteer hub connecting volunteers with community organizations to support vulnerable Ontarians. Since then, the Government of Ontario reports that the response has been overwhelming.
  • The government has partnered with the Older Adults Centres Association of Ontario to help implement the Seniors Centres Without Walls model of programming, where isolated seniors can participate in group programs over the phone.
  • The Ministry of Long-Term Care has issued Mandatory Management Orders appointing local hospitals to temporarily manage two long-term care homes for 90 days.

Government of Canada

  • 52% of COVID-19 cases in Canada have been resolved.
  • The Prime Minister reminds Canadians that we must follow local public health recommendations. He says everyone has a responsibility to themselves and the people around them and social distancing is the best way to protect everyone.
  • The Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance Program applications go live today. Landlords in the Atlantic, British Columbia or Quebec are able to apply today. Landlords in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Ontario and the territories will be able to apply tomorrow. Landlords with more than 10 eligible tenants can apply later on this week.
  • Prime Minister Trudeau will work with provinces to ensure workers get 10 days of paid sick leave a year.

 

COVID-19每日更新 – 2020525

加拿大环境与气候变化局(ECCC)今天向多伦多市发出了酷热警告。该警告从今天开始生效并预计在5月27日星期三结束。更多详情请阅: 点击这里

救护服务周

由5月24日至5月30日的救护服务周的目的是表扬和感谢我国一众救护服务人员的负付出和贡献。每每在交通意外、火警等紧急情况下救护人员均会以不顾危险的精神为我们提供必要的协助。

在我们努力应付COVID-19疫情的同时,救护服务人员在我国国民面前展示了无比的勇气、爱心和奉献精神。

我仅代表本区的居民感谢所有救护服务人员一直以来的出色工作和无私奉献。

医护人员表扬画像

画像由Ashvinkumar Patel (美术设计师) and Devashree Tawde绘成,并位于Glen Spring Drive 和 Warden Avenue (McNicoll Avenue以南的西侧)。

有关在疫情期间如何保持身心健康的电话会议

我将会主持一场有关如何在疫情期间保持身心健康的电话会议。与会的讲者包括专业的心理学家和精神科医生。更多有关如何参加电话会议的详情将于本周稍后提供。如果你希望在电话会议中发问,请先将问题电邮给我的助理。电邮地址为: olga@karygiannis.net

请将此讯息传递给你的家人、邻居和朋友。如果各位希望收到我们的每日更新,请用电子邮件通知: jim@karygiannis.net

COVID-19 多伦多市累计个案

  • 10,212宗累计确诊病例
  • 177宗新病例 (较日前少23宗)
  • 377名患者需要入院,其中91人在重症监护病房留医
  • 累计761人死亡
  • 累计7,509人康复

更多详情请参阅 多伦多公共卫生部网页

多伦多市政府

  • 多伦多电力公司将在2020年6月开始在本区进行工程。工程地点包括Cardwell Avenue北面、Kenndy Road东面、Sheppard Avenue East 南面和Dowry Street 西面。更多详情请阅: 点击这里
  • Steeles Avenue 将于5月29日(周五晚上8:00)至6月1日(周一上午6:00)封闭。Metrolinx正在对Agincourt和Milliken GO火车站进行重要的基建升级工程。工程将包括在Steele Avenue East由Kennedy Road至Midland Avenue之间现有的行人过路处兴建新的人车分层路轨和行人天桥。工程亦包括在Steeles Avenue East铁路走廊一带加建地下行车通道。更多详情请阅: 点击这里
  • Huntingwood Drive单车径: 在Huntingwood Drive新设单车径是我与本区居民已计划了一年的议题。单车径将为居民提供一条由东至西、总长达5公里的安全单车通道。居民向我表达了他们对单车径的信心和是能够在本夏更多出外活动的期待。更多详情请阅: 点击这里

安大略省政府

  • 省政府在本年4月9日宣布了和 SPARK Ontario 涉及$100,000加元的合作关系。该计划协助省内的第一个双语义工中心加强义工和社区组织的沟通,以支援省内的弱势社群。省政府指出该计划在实施后大受欢迎。
  • 省政府正与安大略省长者中心协会合作实施「长者无障中心」的活动计划 。独居或正接受隔离的长者可透过电话参加小组活动。
  • 省政府长期护理部向两所院舍发出了强制性管理命令,并发指令当地医院接管院舍90日。

加拿大联邦政府

  • 本国52%的累计COVID-19病人已经康复。
  • 总理提醒国民必须继续遵守地方政府的公共卫生建议。所有人均有保护自己和他人的责任,而保持社交距离是最佳的方法。
  • 加拿大紧急商业租金援助计划由即日起开放申请。Atlantic, British Columbia 和 Quebec 三省的业主可在今日起开始申请。Manitoba, Saskatchewan 和 Ontario省以及属地内的业主可在明日起开始申请。而拥有超过10个合格租户的业主可在本周稍后时间申请。
  • 总理将与各省合作,以确保所有雇员每年享有10天的带薪病假。