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Town raises flag ahead of International Women's Day

Town raises flag ahead of International Women's Day

International Women's Day is March 8
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
<b>COVID-19: </b>Province lays out who will be vaccinated in Phase 2

COVID-19: Province lays out who will be vaccinated in Phase 2

Next group includes those aged 60 to 79, those living in high-risk congregate settings (shelters, community living), people with high-risk chronic conditions and their caregivers, and people who cannot work from home
About 700 doses of COVID vaccine given in Collingwood this week

About 700 doses of COVID vaccine given in Collingwood this week

The drive-thru clinic is capable of much more, the limiting factor is the vaccine supply
One Collingwood man among 29 new COVID cases in region today

One Collingwood man among 29 new COVID cases in region today

There are also new cases reported in Wasaga Beach and Clearview today
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
<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