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Ontario reports 1,374 new COVID cases Friday

Ontario reports 1,374 new COVID cases Friday

Public Health Ontario also reported 18 deaths, 1,124 recoveries, and 18 deaths in today's update
COVID-19 cases confirmed at Dickie's No Frills, Real Canadian Superstore in Newmarket

COVID-19 cases confirmed at Dickie's No Frills, Real Canadian Superstore in Newmarket

The employees last worked March 3 and March 4
East Gwillimbury to assist seniors in booking vaccine appointments

East Gwillimbury to assist seniors in booking vaccine appointments

York Region Public Health asking residents to remain patient, watch for additional appointment booking announcements
Sunny outlook for summer: Gardner reflects on a year of COVID

Sunny outlook for summer: Gardner reflects on a year of COVID

'We’ve got the tools to be able to proceed and I feel confident that later in the year we’ll be in a much better, safety and happier place,' said Dr. Charles Gardner, medical officer of health for the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit
<updated>WATCH: </updated> Four more months of hard work ahead in fight against COVID-19, says province's top doc

WATCH: Four more months of hard work ahead in fight against COVID-19, says province's top doc

Watch today's press conference here
Health unit reports death of Bradford man

Health unit reports death of Bradford man

Health unit also reporting 8 new COVID cases in Bradford today
Updated provincial rules mean second dose of vaccine given later

Updated provincial rules mean second dose of vaccine given later

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has announced all second-dose appointments booked with shorter intervals will be cancelled with details for rebooking coming soon
Ontario reports 1,092 new COVID cases Thursday

Ontario reports 1,092 new COVID cases Thursday

The province has also confirmed 10 deaths, 1,110 recoveries, and 69 new hospitalizations in today's update
Residents eager to know where they fit in the vaccination plan

Residents eager to know where they fit in the vaccination plan

'There is light at the end of the tunnel with vaccination, but this is only just beginning,' says medical officer of health
'It’s been a dark year, but I do see brighter days are ahead,' says RVH president

'It’s been a dark year, but I do see brighter days are ahead,' says RVH president

Today marks one year since pandemic was declared; RVH president Janice Skot says a lot has been learned, 'but no one does this alone'