Since the start of the pandemic there have been a total of 134,534 cases of COVID-19 in the city, an increase of 1,477 new cases today. There are 881 people hospitalized. To date, there have been 2,937 COVID-19 deaths in Toronto. Case status data:…
The City is working with its healthcare partners, pharmacies and @TOPublicHealth to administer all available COVID-19 vaccines with increasing efforts in COVID-19 hot spots. To date, more than 907,070 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Toronto.
All people age 40 and older in Ontario are now eligible for vaccination. Vaccinations are underway at City-operated immunization clinics for residents 60 years of age and older, and residents 50 years of age or older who live in hot spots.
Toronto residents 40 years of age and older can book vaccination appointments at participating pharmacies to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine. Information on how people can register for vaccination appointments is available at:…
Anyone receiving their vaccination at a Team Toronto clinic is encouraged to spread awareness by adding the City’s pink bandage to their online profile photos. Instructions on how to add your pink bandage and participate in the #MyCOVIDvax campaign:

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20 Apr
Toronto Public Health issues Section 22 Class Order to close workplaces to manage #COVID19 outbreaks. News release:… ImageImage
As easily transmitted #COVID19 variants of concern spread quickly throughout Toronto and the GTA, outbreaks are increasingly linked to workplaces, where the virus can spread through close contact between workers.
To reduce this significant risk to the city’s health, @TOPublicHealth will issue a Section 22 order for workplaces. This Order is a necessary tool to break the chains of transmission within Toronto workplaces where #COVID19 is determined to be spreading.
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19 Apr
#CityOfTO update on City services and enforcement of #COVID19 regulations

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#CityofTO has received updated regulations from the @ONgov & has modified City services & operations to align with the orders and direction from @epdevilla.
Toronto remains in the Shutdown Zone of the Province’s COVID-19 response framework and subject to a provincial Stay-at-Home order that has been extended until May 5. Everyone in the city should be staying home except for essential reasons.
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19 Apr
The #CityofTO, with the support from staff in shelters, 24-hour respite sites, COVID-19 response sites, and outreach staff, will conduct Toronto’s fifth Street Needs Assessment (SNA) starting today. Learn more:…
The SNA is a city-wide point-in-time count and survey of people experiencing homelessness:…
The initiative will be led by staff from City-administered shelters, 24-hour respite sites, COVID-19 response sites and outreach agencies, as well as staff in provincially-administered sites. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, volunteers were not recruited for this year’s SNA.
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17 Apr
Residents invited to experience the High Park #BloomAtHome during peak bloom. News release:… ImageImage
The City’s cherry blossom trees are in bloom and once again Torontonians can take in their beauty from the comfort of their own homes. To encourage everyone to stay home and stay safe, the City will offer #BloomAtHome, a 24-hour 4K BloomCam livestream during the peak bloom period
The BloomCam can be viewed at In keeping with the provincial Stay-at-Home order and to slow the spread of COVID-19, the City has implemented measures to prevent crowding and gathering in High Park by closing public access to the cherry blossom groves.
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16 Apr
#CityofTO plans pothole repair blitz tomorrow. News release:…
The City of Toronto is planning a pothole repair blitz on Saturday, April 17 to repair as many potholes as possible on Toronto’s major roads, neighbourhood streets, and expressways.
Crews will begin repairing as many potholes as possible starting at 6 a.m. Sat morning. Tomorrow’s blitz will see 32 crews (100 staff) repairing potholes throughout the city. City staff will work a 12-hour shift with appropriate physical distancing measures in place.
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15 Apr
#CityofTO issues first debenture this year to help fund key capital projects. News release:… ImageImage
The City of Toronto has issued a new debenture for $350 million to help finance key capital projects. This is the City’s first debenture issuance this year, with a low all-in cost of 2.958 per cent.
This conventional bond issue, with a 30-year maturity and a coupon interest rate of 2.90 per cent, will mature on April 29, 2051. It was issued April 14 and will settle on April 29, 2021.
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