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June 15, 2020 – COVID-19 Updates – COVID-19每日更新 – 2020年6月15日

COVID-19 Updates June 15, 2020

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day serves to remind us that seniors citizens can be the subject of abuse – physical, mental and/or financial.  It important that we recognize that Elder Abuse is a growing problem and that we should report any instance of Elder Abuse to the proper authorities – Crime Stoppers at 1-800‑222-8477; the Seniors Safety Line at 1-866‑299-1011; the Long-Term Care ACTION Line at 1-866-434-0144; or the Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority at 1-855-ASKRHRA (275- 7472).

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COVID-19 cases reported in Toronto New

  • 13,420 total cases
  • 90 new confirmed cases (3 more new cases from previous day)
  • 296 hospitalized with 71 in ICU
  • 985 deaths
  • 11,098 recovered

Full details from Toronto Public Health

City of Toronto

  • Toronto Water’s comprehensive basement flooding prevention public education campaign launches today. The campaign is to create both awareness and action – awareness of the possibility of basement flooding and practical tips to help prevent basement flooding.  For more information. Read more…
  • The City of Toronto is opening online registration for CaféTO. A City staff report on CaféTO is scheduled for consideration at Executive Committee on June 22, proposes that the City take quick action to make way for additional safe outdoor dining spaces for local restaurants and bars. Read more..
  • Residents and businesses being asked to have their say on how Toronto can recover, rebuild and emerge from this pandemic. Take the Recovery & Rebuilding Toronto survey before June 30 at https://cotsurvey.chkmkt.com/RecoveryRebuildingToronto
  • Released a staff report outlining the work that has been done during the pandemic to support seniors living in long-term care homes and what we can do moving forward using new and emerging information, working in close partnership with Toronto Public Health, and hospital and government partners.The report is now online on the City’s website. The new normal in City long-term care homes will include extra health and safety measures, based on guidance from Toronto Public Heath, Ministry of Health and Ontario Health. Some changes will be welcome and easily understood, while others will be more challenging for residents, families, volunteers and staff members.

Government of Ontario

  • The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and local medical officers of health, is enabling more regions of the province to enter Stage 2 of the government’s reopening framework.  The latest public health unit regions allowed to move into Stage 2 on Friday, June 19, 2020 at 12:01am are:
    • Durham Region Health Department;
    • Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit;
    • Halton Region Health Department;
    • Hamilton Public Health Services;
    • Lambton Health Unit;
    • Niagara Region Public Health Department; and,
    • York Region Public Health Services.
    • Before opening, business owners in the above-noted regions need to review the workplace safety guidelines and public health advice.
    • The following regions will remain in Stage:
      • Peel Public Health;
      • Toronto Public Health; and
      • Windsor-Essex County Health Unit.

Government of Canada

  • The Canada Business Account is being expanded to include farmers, the new application process will open on Friday.
  • The Federal Government is working to extend the Canada Emergency Response Benefit for those who cannot return to work yet.
  • The Federal Government announced The Surplus Food Rescue Program, designed to help farmers and fishers get food that they cannot sell to remote communities that need help.
  • In response to a request from the United Nations, Canada will provide airlift support for urgently needed medical and humanitarian supplies to some of the world’s most vulnerable people.
  • The Federal Government is urging Provinces to institute an eviction bans. Some Provinces have already done so more Provinces need to step up.

COVID-19每日更新 – 2020615


今天是关注受虐长者日,我们应藉著这日子正视这个日益严重的问题和身心或在经济上受到虐待/欺凌的长者。如果发现任何虐老行为,我们应向防止罪案热线报告。电话号码为: 1-800-222-8477; 长者安全热线: 1-866-299-1011; 长期护理行动专线:1-866-434-0144; 护老院监管局: 1-855-ASKRHRA(275-7472)。

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COVID-19 多伦多市累计个案

  • 13,420宗累计确诊病例
  • 90宗新病例 (较日前多3宗)
  • 296名患者需要入院,其中71人在重症监护病房留医
  • 累计985人死亡
  • 累计11,098人康复

更多详情请参阅 多伦多公共卫生部们网页


  • 多伦多水务部的全面性地库防洪公共教育推广运动今天开始进行。这个运动旨在提高公众对于地库防洪的意识和让公众能够及时采取防洪措施。有关资讯包括洪水淹过地库的可能性和可行预防措施。更多详情请阅: 点击这里
  • 市政府已开放CaféTO的在线注册。市政府员工将在6月22日提交一份有关CafeTO的报告以供执行委员会审议。报告建议市政府采取迅速的行动以提供更多安全的户外用餐空间予餐馆和酒吧。 点击这里
  • 市政府正在征求居民和企业就本市如何从疫情恢复过来的意见。请于6月30日前通过 https://cotsurvey.chkmkt.com/RecoveryRebuildingToronto 问卷提交您的意见。
  • 市政府发布了一份员工报告,概述了在疫情期间为支援长期护理院和护老院而实行了的措施、多伦多公共卫生部如何在未来使用新资讯,以及如何与医院和政府合作。 该报告现已上载至市政府网页。根据多伦多公共卫生部,以及省级卫生部门的指引,市内长期护老院将有著更多的健康和安全措施并将成为新的常态。其中某些措施对于市民来说是比较容易接受和理解,然而,另外一些变更将会为居民、家庭、义工,和工作人员带来一些挑战。


  • 省政府与卫生部首席医疗官在与地方卫生官员协商后宣布省内更多的地区将开始第二阶段重启计划。允许在2020年6月19日星期五凌晨12:01进入第二阶段的区域公共卫生部门为:
    • Durham Region 公共卫生部门;
    • Haldimand-Norfolk 公共卫生部门;
    • Halton Region 公共卫生部门;
    • Hamilton 公共卫生部门;
    • Lambton 公共卫生部门;
    • Niagara Region 公共卫生部门;以及
    • York Region 公共卫生部门
    • 上述地区的商户在重新营业前必须清楚了解工作场所安全准则和公共卫生建议。
  • 以下区域将继续执行第一阶段计划:
    • 多伦多公共卫生部门;
    • Peel 公共卫生部门;以及
    • Windsor – Essex County 公共卫生部门


  • 「加拿大企业账户」将扩展至农民。新的申请程序将于本周五开放。
  • 联邦政府正计划将「加拿大紧急救济金」涵盖至未能重返工作岗位的人。
  • 联邦政府宣布了「余粮支援计划」,以协助农民和渔民将无法出售的粮食运往偏远的社区。
  • 为响应联合国的要求,加拿大将向世界上最需要协助的人空运医疗和人道物资。
  • 联邦政府敦促各省制定驱逐暂缓令。部份省份现已实施有关措施,而其他省份应采取同样方针。