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Health unit reports 57 COVID cases in Barrie since Friday

Health unit reports 57 COVID cases in Barrie since Friday

The three-day report includes 120 new cases for the Simcoe-Muskoka region
Errors prevent region's seniors from booking vaccine with province's new system today

Errors prevent region's seniors from booking vaccine with province's new system today

Those who try to book are being told there are no local appointments, but the province hasn't included information for local clinics yet; Ford promised to call his 'IT guys'
<updated>WATCH: </updated> COVID-19 vaccination booking system serving 375 people per minute

WATCH: COVID-19 vaccination booking system serving 375 people per minute

More than 45,000 people have already booked vaccination appointments
Ontario reports 1,268 new COVID cases Monday

Ontario reports 1,268 new COVID cases Monday

The province has reported nine deaths, 1,114 recoveries, and 63 new hospitalizations as part of today's update
Six new COVID-19 cases reported since Friday at Barrie schools

Six new COVID-19 cases reported since Friday at Barrie schools

The health unit has declared outbreaks at two Barrie schools
New guide released by county aims to share lessons learned in long-term care in 2020

New guide released by county aims to share lessons learned in long-term care in 2020

'The more we can share the learnings with one another, the stronger we all are together,' said Jane Sinclair, general manager of health and emergency services with the County of Simcoe
Pandemic or not, Barrie Families Unite wants to be there to help

Pandemic or not, Barrie Families Unite wants to be there to help

'I had a front-row seat for the last year of witnessing the kindness in our community,' says Nikki Glahn, who created the popular Facebook group one year ago today
Barrie senior credits online community for getting her through tough times

Barrie senior credits online community for getting her through tough times

From home-cooked meals to handmade cards, Jane Laker says Barrie Families Unite came through in a big way to help her following surgery, and now she's doing all she can to give back
Ontario reports 1,747 new COVID cases Sunday

Ontario reports 1,747 new COVID cases Sunday

Public Health Ontario also reported 1,167 recoveries, and 15 deaths in today's update
Ontario reports 1,468 new COVID cases Saturday

Ontario reports 1,468 new COVID cases Saturday

Public Health Ontario also reported 1,151 recoveries, and 11 deaths in today's update