COVID-19 Update for April 22, 2020 – 2:10pm

Additional Help Requested

Today, Premier Doug Ford announced that the province is making a formal request to the federal government for additional resources to help fight COVID-19. This includes a request for assistance from the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Canadian Armed Forces. These additional resources will be provided to five long-term care homes that have been hit the hardest by COVID-19 outbreaks and will provide staffing relief, help with medical care and logistics.

Long-Term Care Update

Minister of Long-Term Care Merrilee Fullerton announced that the province is increasing testing on symptomatic and asymptomatic patients in all long-term care facilities, having tested over 11,000 so far. Fullerton also thanked the public health teams from hospitals which are now supporting over 100 long-term care homes in the province and noted that 20 long-term care homes that were previously considered to be in an outbreak are now outbreak-free.

Education Updates Coming

Premier Ford was asked about the remainder of the school year and said he expects Education Minister Stephen Lecce to provide an update in the upcoming days.

We hope you are finding these COVID-19 updates useful. In addition to trying to keep on top of the fast-changing situation, Enterprise is also working to support local charities during these challenging times. If you are able, your contributions to this effort would be deeply appreciated.

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Many thanks.

Stay safe. Stay healthy.

The Enterprise Team

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