Toronto’s medical officer of health has tested positive for COVID-19.
Dr Eileen de Villa shared the news of her diagnosis in a tweet in which she said she was “following public health guidelines and resting at home”.
“I feel relatively well and I owe it to keeping myself up to date with my COVID-19 shots,” she wrote.
This morning I tested positive for #COVID-19[FEMININE[FEMININE. I am following public health guidelines and resting at home. I feel relatively well and I owe it to keeping myself informed of my #COVID-19[FEMININE[FEMININE vaccines. If you haven’t already, get your next eligible dose to protect yourself, your loved ones and your community.
— Dr. Eileen de Villa (@epdevilla) June 15, 2022
De Villa urged everyone to get their next eligible vaccine dose “to protect your loved ones, loved ones and (the) community.”
Wishing Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health @epdevilla rapid recovery from COVID-19.
I spoke with her on the phone this morning and I’m grateful to hear that she’s feeling well with keeping her up to date. #COVID-19[FEMININE[FEMININE vaccines.
— John Tory (@TorontosMayor) June 15, 2022
According to the latest provincial data, the number of hospitalizations in Ontario due to COVID-19 is down noticeably, but sewage data, which looks at virus levels, is seeing a slight increase.