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Global News published this video item, entitled “Toronto mayor, officials provide update on COVID-19 situation | LIVE” – below is their description.
Toronto Mayor John Tory will provide an update on Wednesday about the current situation, COVID-19 cases, and the ongoing response to the pandemic.
On Monday, Tory encouraged people to get the AstraZeneca vaccine if made available to them, after Ontario changed the age restrictions to 40 and older, advising it was the shot he got and stressed all vaccines in use are safe.
Tory will be joined by chief medical officer of health Dr. Eileen de Villa and fire chief Matthew Pegg, who also heads the city’s emergency operations.
Ontario is reporting 4,212 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday.
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