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June 17, 2020 – COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates – June 17, 2020

Residents of Ward 22 are invited to join the Minister of Seniors, The Honourable Deb Schulte , M.P. Jean Yip and me for a virtual Seniors Town Hall tomorrow Thursday, June 18 at 7:00pm (details below)
Dial in 1844 992 4726 Meeting No# 132 365 1273

Send me your questions ahead of time at jim@karygiannis.net

Mandatory face masks in public – Yes or No

City of Toronto staff will be presenting a report to the June meeting of City Council with respect to whether or not wearing a face mask should be mandatory when a person is out in public.  I am asking you to express your views on this very important issue.  I look forward to hearing your views.  To express your views, please click here

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

  • 13,588 total cases
  • 86 new confirmed cases (4 more new cases from previous day)
  • 284 hospitalized with 75 in ICU
  • 998 deaths
  • 11,397 recovered

Full details from Toronto Public Health

City of Toronto

  • Effective July 2, it will be mandatory to wear face coverings on TTC property and vehicles
  • Toronto Public Health has provided guidance documents for local businesses and community organizations for a safe re-opening when the City receives Stage 2 re-opening approval. Read more. 
  • Data shows that ActiveTO is providing with outside space to be physically active and practice physical distancing. Read more…

Government of Ontario

  • The Government of Ontario has extended all emergency orders until June 30, 2020.
  • The Governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $10 million in emergency assistance for beef and hog farmers. The funding will help cover the increased costs of feeding market ready cattle and hogs due to COVID-19 related processing delays, while re-directing surplus pork products to help those in need.

Government of Canada

  • Effective Monday, June 22, Parks Canada will start re-opening some camping sites.
  • The Federal Government will be releasing an economic and fiscal snapshot on July 8to provide Canadians with an understanding of the current Canadian economy, including how the Federal Government’s response to COVID-19 compares to that of other countries and what Canadians can expect for the future.
  • Almost $500 million in funding will be provided to researchers through the annual discovery grant program of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. This money will help support thousands of Canadian researchers whether they are studying climate change, developing artificial intelligence or making strides in chemical engineering.


COVID-19每日更新 – 2020617

 我们在此邀请本区的居民明天6月18日星期四下午7:00参与由长者事务部部长The Honourable Deb Schulte, 国会议员 Jean Yip和我一起举办有关长者事务的线上会议。

届时请致电1 844 992 4726并输入会议号码132 365 1273参与。

如果你有意在会议中发问,请提前将问题通过 jim@karygiannis.net 电邮给我。


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COVID-19 多伦多市累计个案

  • 13,588宗累计确诊病例
  • 88宗新病例(较日前多4宗)
  • 284名患者需要入院,其中75人在重症监护病房留医
  • 累计998人死亡
  • 累计11,397人康复

更多详情请参阅 多伦多公共卫生部网页


  • 从7月2日开始,乘客在进入TTC范围或在乘搭车辆时必须佩带口罩。
  • 多伦多公共卫生部已向市内商户和社区组织提供了安全和卫生指引,以便各机构在多伦多市获批准进入第二阶段后能够安全地重新开放。更多详情请: 点击这里
  • 数据显示ActiveTO计划能有效为大众提供户外活动并同时保持身体距离的空间。更多详情: 点击这里


  • 省政府已将所有紧急法令延长至2020年6月30日。
  • 联邦政府和省政府正投资高达1000万加元的紧急援助资金,以支援养牛和养猪户。这笔资金将用于为以上行业弥补因COVID-19所致的疫情引致的延误费用延迟和因而其他因疫情引起伸的额外成本。同时,政府正计划将过剩的牛肉和猪肉供应给有需要的人。


  • 从6月22日星期一开始,加拿大国家公园部将重新开放部份露营营地。
  • 联邦政府将于7月8日发布最新的经济和财政概况,以让市民更了解当前的经济状况。公布的内容将包括政府因应COVID-19而实行了的措施、与其他国家的比较、和预期的政策。
  • 政府将通过加拿大自然科学与工程研究委员会的年度开拓津贴为究人员提供近5亿加元的资金。 这笔资金将为本国的众多在气候变化,发展人工智能,和化学工程等领域的科研人员提供所需的资源。