Summary of licensed child care centre closures

This is a summary of licensed child care centre closures in Ontario.

In Ontario, there are over 5,500 licensed child care centres.

Last updated: May 20, 2022 at 10:30 a.m.

Summary of licensed child care centre closures
DateNumber of licensed child care centres closedTotal number of licensed child care centresPercentage
May 19, 202215,5460.02%

Notes about this data

This report includes closures by a public health unit and voluntary closures as reported by child care centres due to COVID-19 reasons (for example, operational requirements).

Home child care data is not included.

Where the numbers come from

Every day, licensed child care centres report to the Ministry of Education on COVID-19 related closures.

Data is current as of 12:00 p.m. the previous business day.

Child care centres

Licensed child care centres report to the Ministry of Education when a centre is closed due to COVID-19 related reasons, using the Child Care Licensing System.

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Find previously published data about COVID-19 cases in child care centres.

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