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June 4 2020 – COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates – June 4 2020

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COVID-19 cases reported in Toronto

  • 11,652 total cases
  • 183 new cases (44 more new cases than reported yesterday)
  • 365 hospitalized with 82 in ICU
  • 883 deaths
  • 9,131 recovered

Full details from Toronto Public Health

City of Toronto

  • Mayor John Tory launched CaféTO, a quick-start program that will make it easier for restaurant and bar owners to open and expand patios to access additional space for physical distancing.
  • CaféTO will allow businesses to establish options for café configurations within the right-of-way and in accordance with public health guidelines. This may include waiving regular permit and application fees in order to install the cafés. Additional details information will be available next week on toronto.ca/cafeto.
    • Currently, restaurants and bars along with their patios remain closed. City staff are working in anticipation of these establishments re-opening.

Government of Ontario

  • The Government of Ontario announced the Premier’s Council on Equality of Opportunity, a new advisory group that will provide advice on how young people can overcome social and economic barriers and achieve success. The Council will also advise on long-term actions that can be taken to support youth during the COVID-19 outbreak.
    • Those interested in joining the council are invited to apply to the  Public Appointments Secretariat by Thursday, June 18, 2020. Eligible candidates should have expertise in areas such as community service, business, education, and government services such as youth justice and child welfare
    • The Government of Ontario is further supporting Black communities to address the disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 by allocating $1.5 million in funding to organizations that support Black families and youth. This funding will be used to provide urgent COVID-19 supports and address the immediate needs of children, youth and families

Government of Canada

  • The Prime Minister announces a one time, tax free payment for seniors that will arrive the week of July 6th. The payment will be automatic through Old Age Security and Guaranteed Income Supplement. The payment for single seniors will be up to $900 and couples could get up to $1,500.

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COVID-19 多伦多市累计个案

  • 11,652宗累计确诊病例
  • 183宗新病例 (较日前多44宗)
  • 365名患者需要入院,其中82人在重症监护病房留医
  • 累计883人死亡
  • 累计9,131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

  • 市长推出了一项名为CafeTO的新计划,让餐厅和酒吧东主可以更灵活地新增加或扩展露台,以扩大食肆的空间和实施社交隔离措施。
  • CafeTO计划将允许企业根据公共卫生准则在街道公有范围内增加咖啡馆模式的座位。计划可能包括括免安装新座许可证的申请和申请费。更多详情请参阅: toronto.ca/cafeto
    • 餐馆和酒吧及其露台座位现时仍然关闭。市政府人员正在为重启作出预备。

安大略省政府

  • 省政府宣布正在成立一个平等机会咨询委员会,并将在青年克服社会和经济问题上提供咨询性意见。委员会也会就COVID-19疫情期间可实行的青年支援政策提出建议。
    • 有兴趣加入委员会的人士可在2020年6月18日星期四之前向公共任命秘书处提出申请。符合条件的候选人应在社区服务,商业,教育和政府服务(例如青年司法和儿童福利)等领域具有专业知识。
    • 省政府正通过向支持黑人家庭和青年的组织提供150万加元的资金,以进一步支持黑人社区在克服COVID-19在他们社区带来的过高影响。这一笔资金将用在为儿童,青年和家庭提供紧急援助,以解决他们迫切的问题。

加拿大联邦政府

  • 总理宣布将在始于7月6日的一周为长者提供一次性、免税的财政援助。该补贴将通过“老人保障金和保证收入补助金”自动发放。单身长者最多可获发$900加元,而配偶家庭则可获发最多$1500加元的补贴。