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410 COVID patients in Ontario ICUs, testing captures 9,909 new cases

410 COVID patients in Ontario ICUs, testing captures 9,909 new cases

A little over half of the 3,630 COVID-positive patients in hospital were admitted because of COVID-19
TBM maintaining winter trails for second consecutive year

TBM maintaining winter trails for second consecutive year

After averaging over 500 visits per day through the 20/21 winter season, the town has continued maintaining winter trails at the Tomahawk Recreational Complex and Georgian Trail
Police investigating home invasion, abduction in Wasaga Beach

Police investigating home invasion, abduction in Wasaga Beach

Police say there are concerns for the victim's safety, and the suspects are believed to be armed and dangerous
Good morning, Collingwood!

Good morning, Collingwood!

Here's a look at the current local weather and gas prices
Hospitals hit with 'one-two punch' amid rising COVID admissions, staff shortages

Hospitals hit with 'one-two punch' amid rising COVID admissions, staff shortages

'As the omicron variant rages across our region, the number of COVID patients in our health centre has more than quadrupled since Christmas,' says Barrie hospital CEO
Flesherton man wins $100,000 in LottoMax

Flesherton man wins $100,000 in LottoMax

Ticket purchased at Esso on Sydenham St.
Province promises school vaccine clinics, health unit can't do that yet

Province promises school vaccine clinics, health unit can't do that yet

With mass-vaccine clinics in several communities in the region already booked well in advance, the area top doc said it will take time to switch to school-based clinics
County council votes to fast-track power-lift purchase for paramedics

County council votes to fast-track power-lift purchase for paramedics

An additional $717,000 will be spent on procuring a second device this year, which adds to $703,000 already approved for one device as part of the 2022 budget
Barrie bakery gets $500K in federal dough to quadruple production capacity

Barrie bakery gets $500K in federal dough to quadruple production capacity

Funding will allow Via Oliveto Bakery to outfit new Mapleview West operation with leading-edge production line
300 new COVID cases in region, health unit not reporting municipal breakdown

300 new COVID cases in region, health unit not reporting municipal breakdown

Four COVID-related deaths reported in Simcoe County today