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19 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Simcoe Muskoka, local total reaches 1,954 – Barrie

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The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit reported 19 new novel coronavirus cases on Wednesday, bringing the local total number of cases up to 1,954, including 52 deaths. Eight of the new cases are in Barrie, Ont., while three are in Springwater and two are in Adjala-Tosorontio. The rest are …

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New COVID-19 testing centre opens in Innisfil, Ont. – Barrie

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The Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) opened up another COVID-19 testing centre in Innisfil, Ont., on Wednesday. The clinic is located at the Rizzardo Health and Wellness Centre and operates on Monday and Wednesday evenings, between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. “Simcoe Muskoka has now moved to the …

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Ban lockdown, red zone residents from municipal rec centres in Simcoe Muskoka: region’s top doc – Barrie

Ban lockdown, red zone residents from municipal rec centres in Simcoe Muskoka: region’s top doc - Barrie

Simcoe Muskoka’s top doctor is recommending municipalities in the region ban residents living in Ontario’s lockdown and red zone areas from accessing their recreation centres. In a letter addressed to Simcoe County and Muskoka municipalities, Barrie, Orillia and the four First Nations in the area, Dr. Charles Gardner, the …

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29 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Simcoe Muskoka, local total reaches 1,938 – Barrie

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The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit confirmed 29 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, bringing the local total number of cases to 1,938, including 52 deaths. Eight of the new cases are in New Tecumseth, while seven are in Barrie, five are in Bradford, four are in Innisfil and three …

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About 40 household COVID-19 clusters reported in Simcoe Muskoka in November – Barrie

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Simcoe County and Muskoka’s top doctor is recommending additional public health safety measures as the regional health unit reports about 40 household COVID-19 clusters since the start of November, affecting about 100 people. “Since September, we have observed a substantial increase in household clusters of COVID-19 cases, and in …

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Outbreak declared after 6 from Nipissing University’s athletic community test positive for COVID-19 – Barrie

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NORTH BAY, Ont. — Public health officials have declared an outbreak after six members of Nipissing University’s athletic community tested positive for COVID-19. The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit says the individuals interacted with other people at the university’s gym and at social gatherings in the community. …

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77 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Simcoe Muskoka, local total reaches 1,912 – Barrie

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The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit confirmed 77 new novel coronavirus cases in the region since Friday, bringing the local total number of cases up to 1,912, including 52 deaths. Eighteen of the new cases are in Barrie, while 15 are in Bradford, 13 are in New Tecumseth, eight …

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Simcoe Muskoka region to move to Ontario’s orange level amid 2nd COVID-19 wave – Barrie

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The Ontario government has announced that the Simcoe Muskoka region will move to the orange “restrict” level of the province’s COVID-19 response framework. The announcement comes as the local health unit has reported a record number of new weekly coronavirus cases. Read more: Ontario puts Toronto, Peel into lockdown; …

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39 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Simcoe Muskoka, local total reaches 1,837 – Barrie

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The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit confirmed 39 new novel coronavirus cases on Friday, bringing the local total up to 1,837, including 52 deaths. Nine of the new cases are in New Tecumseth, Ont., while nine are in Bradford and eight are in Barrie. The rest are in Innisfil, …

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Royal Victorial Regional Health Centre set to open pandemic field hospital in Barrie, Ont. – Barrie

Royal Victorial Regional Health Centre set to open pandemic field hospital in Barrie, Ont. - Barrie

The Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre has cut the ribbon on its pandemic field hospital in Barrie, Ont., as the province continues into the second wave of COVID-19. The 70-bed, 8,250 square-foot structure is meant to be a regional asset for partner hospitals facing capacity challenges, such as Collingwood …

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