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Provincial COVID-19 cases top 500 now, one more confirmed in Simcoe-Muskoka

Provincial COVID-19 cases top 500 now, one more confirmed in Simcoe-Muskoka

There have been six Ontario deaths linked to COVID-19, three of which were attributed to close contact or community transmission
Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit reports death related to COVID-19

Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit reports death related to COVID-19

Medical Officer of Health for the unit says this highlights that there is now community transmission of COVID-19 in the area
COVID-19 toll on county's paramedics, long-term care staff 'concerning.' Here's how you can help

COVID-19 toll on county's paramedics, long-term care staff 'concerning.' Here's how you can help

'Please do not call 911 if your desire is to have paramedics give you a swab test for COVID-19,' urged Jane Sinclair, general manager of health and emergency services for Simcoe County
Collingwood residents make noise for front line workers  <b> (Video)</b>

Collingwood residents make noise for front line workers (Video)

Pots, spoons and a Swiss cowbell clang and bang every night on this Collingwood street
Drive Test Centres, Travel Point locations close amid COVID-19 fears

Drive Test Centres, Travel Point locations close amid COVID-19 fears

Drivers assured they will not lose licenses or test fees. Fail to keep appointment fees waived
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
Collingwood homeless moved from temporary shelter to motel rooms

Collingwood homeless moved from temporary shelter to motel rooms

Concerns about the need to observe social distancing prompted the move
COVID-19: Here's the situation in Collingwood today

COVID-19: Here's the situation in Collingwood today

Yesterday brought news of a community-acquired infection and a second death in the region
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
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