2019 Novel Coronavirus

Posted on Friday January 24, 2020

On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization declared 2019 Novel Coronavirus a public health emergency of international concern. Despite this declaration, the risk to Canadians remains low as there has been no active spread of the virus in Canada. 

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is actively monitoring the 2019 Novel Coronavirus and is in close contact with the World Health Organization and provinces to assess the situation and any potential risk to Canadians. 

Every week day at 10:30 a.m. ET, the Ministry of Health webpage will be updated with the most up-to-date information including the status of cases in Ontario. You may also review the Public Health Agency of Canada's Frequently Asked Questions

Information for Waterloo Region

Visit our 2019 Novel Coronavirus page for up-to-date information for Waterloo Region. 

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