Yesterday, following consultation with Brampton City Council and on the recommendation of the city’s emergency management team, Mayor Patrick Brown declared a State of Emergency in the City of Brampton in accordance with the city’s Emergency Management Plan.

The decision was made as a way to support the Province of Ontario and Region of Peel in stopping the spread of COVID-19.

“Today’s declaration supports the city’s ongoing emergency response efforts by allowing more flexibility and speed as we take action to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19. We are taking the necessary steps to protect our community and the city will spare no measure in doing so. We all have a responsibility in this, so at this time please stay home. We will get through this together as a city,” says Brown.

As of now, 19 individuals from Brampton have been diagnosed with COVID-19, one being a Brampton Transit driver.

The City of Brampton has assured residents that it will continue to provide vital day-to-day services like Brampton Transit, Fire and Emergency Services, and By-law and Enforcement that ensures emergency service access across the city.

For more updates on Brampton’s response to COVID-19 as they become available, visit or follow @CityBrampton on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram

Are you worried you have COVID-19 or that you might be at risk? Take this self-assessment from the government of Ontario here:

Read about the new Peel Memorial COVID-19 assessment centre, including symptoms and criteria for using it, here.

For further information on COVID-19, visit

To see current City of Brampton updates and FAQs on services and facility and programming closures, please visit