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3rd COVID-19 case confirmed in Newmarket, as York Region total jumps to 53

3rd COVID-19 case confirmed in Newmarket, as York Region total jumps to 53

A Markham senior who died today is among the 16 new cases being reported March 22
Markham senior dies, marking York Region's first COVID-19 death

Markham senior dies, marking York Region's first COVID-19 death

Additionally, a COVID-19 outbreak at a Markham seniors’ home indicates local transmission occurring in region, medical officer of health advises
A statement from York-Simcoe MP Scot Davidson on COVID-19

A statement from York-Simcoe MP Scot Davidson on COVID-19

'I know that our community will remain strong and will pull together throughout the duration of this outbreak, and in the days and months to come'
Ontario reporting 47 new COVID-19 cases, but few details on cases so far

Ontario reporting 47 new COVID-19 cases, but few details on cases so far

The province has provided a few details on seven of the cases, but the other 40 have no identifying information such as age, gender, and applicable health unit
<b>COVID-19:</b> Here are 7 productive ways to cope with social isolation

COVID-19: Here are 7 productive ways to cope with social isolation

Drawing pictures for seniors, donating blood or delivering groceries are some of the ways you can give back to the community and keep busy
Evidence of community spread in third Bradford COVID-19 case

Evidence of community spread in third Bradford COVID-19 case

A woman in her late 30s is the third confirmed case of COVID-19 in Bradford
UPDATE: Second COVID-19 death confirmed in Barrie, health workers exposed

UPDATE: Second COVID-19 death confirmed in Barrie, health workers exposed

There is now also evidence of community spread
Bradford biker racing home through pandemic

Bradford biker racing home through pandemic

Bradford resident, Lukas Robert King rode his motorcycle to Panama City this past winter, and is now racing to get home through the COVID-19 pandemic
RVH planning to increase critical-care capacity to prepare for outbreak

RVH planning to increase critical-care capacity to prepare for outbreak

Barrie hospital has 15 intensive care unit beds, but that could soon double; RVH also has 36 ventilators, with more on the way
Ontario reports 59 more COVID-19 cases, but behind local health unit reporting

Ontario reports 59 more COVID-19 cases, but behind local health unit reporting

The province is now reporting 377 confirmed cases, however test results can take two to seven days to come back