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Health unit reports a dozen new COVID cases in Simcoe County

Health unit reports a dozen new COVID cases in Simcoe County

The two Bradford cases include two girls under 17 while three of the Barrie cases involve women aged 18 to 34
Fall restructuring and remote learning ramping up at both boards

Fall restructuring and remote learning ramping up at both boards

'When we restructure, we’re actually looking at bringing class sizes down,' official says; Almost 10,000 public board students have chosen ot learn at home
Ontario confirms 293 new COVID cases today

Ontario confirms 293 new COVID cases today

The province has also confirmed three deaths related to COVID-19
Keeping Innisfil accountable during pandemic

Keeping Innisfil accountable during pandemic

The past five months have been unlike any Innisfil Mayor Lynn Dollin has experienced in her 26 years on council. The COVID-19 pandemic has been top of mind since it caused the town to declare a statement of emergency on March 24.
Health unit confirms 8 new COVID cases in Simcoe County

Health unit confirms 8 new COVID cases in Simcoe County

There are four active, lab-confirmed cases remaining in Innisfil
Innisfil man still feeling effects of COVID months after diagnosis <b> (4 photos) </b>

Innisfil man still feeling effects of COVID months after diagnosis (4 photos)

Stephe Lawson of Innisfil was diagnosed with COVID-19 in early June, and is still feeling the effects of the disease even after being considered 'recovered'
Ontario confirms 315 new COVID cases today

Ontario confirms 315 new COVID cases today

The province has reported between 204 and 315 new cases each day for the last six days
Doctor recommends sticking to households for holiday celebrations

Doctor recommends sticking to households for holiday celebrations

Trick-or-treating is 'risky', and it's not the year for Santa Claus parades says Simcoe-Muskoka medical officer of health
Twin Lakes students, staff don't need to be quarantined: Top doc

Twin Lakes students, staff don't need to be quarantined: Top doc

Teacher tested positive for COVID; ‘I think this teacher should be commended for having the foresight to seek a test,’ says Twin Lakes parent
Simcoe-Muskoka top doc calls for rollback on social circles for a while

Simcoe-Muskoka top doc calls for rollback on social circles for a while

Dr. Gardner recommends people go back to close contact only with those in their household, as the region sees 'worrisome' trajectory