The Regional Municipality Of York


First COVID-19 Related Death In York Region

Chairment Statement Picture Newmarket  -  On behalf of York Regional Council and The Regional Municipality of York, I am saddened to learn of the first COVID-19-related death in a York Region resident. I extend my sincere condolences to the family and friends affected by this loss.

During these times of uncertainty and rapid change, this is an unfortunate and somber reminder of the seriousness of this situation. Now, more than ever, we need to follow the advice of public health to protect ourselves and our community.

In addition to offering our support to this individual’s family, I want to take the opportunity to reassure residents York Region is working diligently to help ensure the health and safety of our community.

Wayne Emmerson
York Region Chairman and CEO

Media Contact:   
Corporate Communications, The Regional Municipality of York
Phone: 1-877-464-9675, ext. 71234

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