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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Local News

Positive case of COVID-19 reported at Barrie secondary school

Positive case of COVID-19 reported at Barrie secondary school

This is the third confirmed case in a school within Simcoe County; Bear Creek 'taking the necessary steps to prevent the further spread of the virus'
Ontario confirms 365 new COVID cases today

Ontario confirms 365 new COVID cases today

The province has also reported one death and 191 recoveries of previously-reported cases
Premier cuts social gathering limits for all province: 'alarm bells are ringing'

Premier cuts social gathering limits for all province: 'alarm bells are ringing'

Premier Doug Ford announced today the government is limiting informal gatherings to 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors
Ontario confirms over 400 new COVID cases for second consecutive day

Ontario confirms over 400 new COVID cases for second consecutive day

The province reported 407 new cases today and 401 new cases yesterday
<b>WATCH:</b> Premier makes announcement on social gathering limits

WATCH: Premier makes announcement on social gathering limits

Watch the livestream here
Federal Conservative leader Erin O-Toole tests positive for COVID-19

Federal Conservative leader Erin O-Toole tests positive for COVID-19

Feeling well and self-isolating, says party release
Second COVID-19 case in a Simcoe County school confirmed in Barrie

Second COVID-19 case in a Simcoe County school confirmed in Barrie

St. John Vianney Catholic School will remain open, however people in the affected class have been asked to self-quarantine for two weeks
Amid COVID-19 spike, health unit urges citizens be vigilant

Amid COVID-19 spike, health unit urges citizens be vigilant

There have been 55 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Simcoe Muskoka for the week of Sept. 13, highest since week of May 10
Area man succumbs to COVID-19, health unit confirms

Area man succumbs to COVID-19, health unit confirms

The health unit also reported 13 new cases in the region today including an Orillia woman between 18-34
Ontario confirms 401 new COVID cases today, highest in three months

Ontario confirms 401 new COVID cases today, highest in three months

In the last seven days, the province has reported more than 2,000 new cases of COVID-19