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Toronto, May 28 (Canadian-Media): In an effort to fight he spread of this virus in the City of Toronto, the City released May 27 geographic information on COVID-19 cases in Toronto, media reports said.
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This information provides the information of the whereabouts of people impacted by COVID-19, Toronto Public Health, by assessment of other important risk factors, is better able to inform preventive actions such as identify where testing could be helpful to reduce virus spread.
Although it is reflected by the maps, where individuals live, it does not necessarily reflect the source of the virus or where they were exposed.
Areas with lower rates of COVID-19 cases are not necessarily safer and do not pose less of a risk of infection.
Case status data and geographic maps can be found on the City’s reporting platform at https://www.toronto.ca/home/covid-19/covid-19-latest-city-of-toronto-news/covid-19-status-of-cases-in-toronto/.
"No neighbourhood is immune", said Toronto Mayor John Tory.
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He added that throughout this pandemic he has made tireless efforts to honestly assess the situations.
He also requested Dr. Eileen de Villa, Medical Officer of Health and Toronto Public Health to release geographic information on COVID-19 cases in the city of Toronto, said Tory.
This information will be a reminder where COVID-19 is present and would alert vigilance in following public health advice, and support people affected by this illness.
Tory said that people exhibiting even one symptom of COVID-19 should get tested.