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4 Bradford residents among 39 new COVID cases in region today

4 Bradford residents among 39 new COVID cases in region today

Testing has now confirmed all three variant strains in Simcoe-Muskoka
Province sending AstraZeneca to primary care providers in Simcoe Muskoka

Province sending AstraZeneca to primary care providers in Simcoe Muskoka

The new vaccines will be reserved for adults between 60 and 64 years old, and appointments will be made by invitation, so don't call your doctor
<updated>WATCH: </updated>Ontario ready to step up vaccine delivery in pharmacies and mass vaccine sites

WATCH: Ontario ready to step up vaccine delivery in pharmacies and mass vaccine sites

Province hits the one millionth vaccination mark Wednesday afternoon
Three new COVID-19 cases reported at Barrie, Bradford schools today

Three new COVID-19 cases reported at Barrie, Bradford schools today

Both schools reporting new cases today have existing cases previously reported
Ontario reports 1,316 new COVID cases Wednesday

Ontario reports 1,316 new COVID cases Wednesday

There are currently 11,311 active cases of COVID-19 in Ontario
Moderna, AstraZeneca vaccines on the way for Simcoe-Muskoka

Moderna, AstraZeneca vaccines on the way for Simcoe-Muskoka

The health unit's vaccine waitlist is full but added supply would open up more appointments for seniors and health care workers
COVID case counts dropping locally, but more variant cases showing up in wastewater testing

COVID case counts dropping locally, but more variant cases showing up in wastewater testing

'It’s being shown now, throughout the world, that this type of wastewater data can provide an early warning,' says researcher
Gardner 'augmenting' rules for self-isolation, screening with two new orders

Gardner 'augmenting' rules for self-isolation, screening with two new orders

The region's medical officer of health issued two orders under the Health Protection and Promotion Act to deal with self-isolation of close contacts and screening of those working with vulnerable populations
30 new COVID cases reported in region today, 6 in Bradford

30 new COVID cases reported in region today, 6 in Bradford

In addition to more than 200 B.1.1.7 (UK) variant cases confirmed in Simcoe Muskoka, there have also been two cases identified as the P.1 variant that originated in Brazil
<updated>WATCH: </updated> Trudeau announces March 11 as a national day of observance for Canadian lives lost to COVID-19

WATCH: Trudeau announces March 11 as a national day of observance for Canadian lives lost to COVID-19

'Our top priority is to get you your shot as soon as possible'