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Variant still a wildcard, Gardner urges continued diligence

Variant still a wildcard, Gardner urges continued diligence

In a letter to the region's populace, the medical officer of health again explained his decision to advise lockdown and today's announcement about moving to red zone
6 Bradford residents among 29 new COVID cases in region today

6 Bradford residents among 29 new COVID cases in region today

There are 9 Bradford residents currently in hospital with the virus
Simcoe Muskoka going back to red zone Monday

Simcoe Muskoka going back to red zone Monday

The lockdown that started Monday will last until Sunday
Bradford Board of Trade hosts recovery forum for local businesses

Bradford Board of Trade hosts recovery forum for local businesses

The event highlighted all the supports available to local businesses as the pandemic approaches its one-year anniversary
<updated>WATCH:</updated> Two million more COVID-19 vaccines expected to arrive in Ontario before the end of the month

WATCH: Two million more COVID-19 vaccines expected to arrive in Ontario before the end of the month

Province expecting to hit one million vaccine doses administered early next week
<updated>WATCH: </updated>By end of March, Canada will have 8M vaccine doses, Trudeau says, with shipment update from Pfizer

WATCH: By end of March, Canada will have 8M vaccine doses, Trudeau says, with shipment update from Pfizer

Approval of Johnson & Johnson single-dose means 10 million doses of that vaccine will ship between April and June
Health Canada approves Johnson and Johnson vaccine against COVID-19

Health Canada approves Johnson and Johnson vaccine against COVID-19

Canada has pre-purchased 10 million doses, with options to buy another 28 million
Ontario reports 1,250 new COVID cases Friday

Ontario reports 1,250 new COVID cases Friday

Today's report includes 1,159 recoveries, 22 deaths, and 59 new hospitalizations
Six more COVID cases confirmed at Barrie Walmart stores

Six more COVID cases confirmed at Barrie Walmart stores

Since Jan. 16, there have now been 24 positive COVID-19 cases among employees between the two Barrie Walmart locations
Health unit reports 35 new COVID cases in region today

Health unit reports 35 new COVID cases in region today

There are 3 new cases in Bradford