Coronavirus outbreak: Toronto mayor and health officials provide COVID-19 update | LIVE

Mayor of , John Tory, joined by Dr. Eileen De Villa, ’s medical officer of , and Chief Matthew Pegg, Fire Chief & General Manager of Emergency Management in are expected to the daily COVID-19 update on 3:45 pm ET.

John Tory will attend in person after finishing his 14-day isolation period after a business trip to London, England.

Dr. De Villa said during Wednesday’s briefing that there are now 319 cases of COVID-19 in with an increase of 39 new cases since Tuesday.

In addition, Chief Matthew Pegg said the city will be closing all city parks and playgrounds, among other amenities in to fight the spread of the virus, effective immediately.

Mayor John Tory has declared state of emergency in earlier this week after the city recorded the first death related to COVID-19.

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