The source of his infection is still under investigation. Both are now in self isolation. She estimates there could be up to 4,000 cases in the city right now.
"We need to do everything we can to run down the curve on COVID-19", he said.
Testing is being ramped up in Ontario.
As of 12:00 pm on March 22, Hamilton Public Health was reporting 27 cases (so the new numbers from the province are likely not included yet).
Dr. Michael Finkelstein, acting director of communicable disease control and associate medical officer of health, confirmed the number to Global News on Monday.
Etches estimated there may be as many as 4,000 cases in the city. Many others are listed as pending.
"Really, a gathering of one is the best", she said.
"We've all seen the pictures online who think you're invincible". "Staying home is your way to serve".
Trudeau also announced that Canada is spending $192 million on developing and producing vaccines for the novel coronavirus.
It's the largest increase in a day so far.
Ontario schools will be closed from March 14 through to April 5, 2020 in an effort to keep Ontario's students safe from COVID-19.
Generally, statistics for official diagnoses should be viewed with caution.
Toronto Public Health said Sunday the person is a man in his 70s, who recently travelled to the United Kingdom.
The two other cases were individuals who live in Prescott-Russell.
The country's death toll from the virus rose to 20.
He was in self-isolating at home after being tested at a hospital in Toronto. "We have 27 confirmed laboratory cases that either confirmed by two tests, or indeterminate according to one test".