Dr. Eileen de Villa, Medical Officer of Health for the City of Toronto, will address the media today at 3:45 pm. Mayor John Tory has declared a state of emergency for the City of Toronto in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Tory made the announcement in a press conference Monday at 2:45 p.m. He said he made the decision after speaking with Toronto health officials.
Thirteen health care workers in Toronto have tested positive for the coronavirus, while the city announced its first COVID-19-related death on Sunday.
Dr. Michael Finkelstein, acting director of communicable disease control and associate medical officer of health, confirmed the number to Global News on Monday. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/6717564/co…