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Community rallies to support family of Bradford mom, PSW who died from COVID-19

Community rallies to support family of Bradford mom, PSW who died from COVID-19

'She was a jolly and kind-hearted person who was willing to help others in any way,' says close friend
Residents eager to know where they fit in the vaccination plan

Residents eager to know where they fit in the vaccination plan

'There is light at the end of the tunnel with vaccination, but this is only just beginning,' says medical officer of health
'Orchestrated' maskless group upsets apple cart at Midland store

'Orchestrated' maskless group upsets apple cart at Midland store

Midland parent upset after group 'parading' around grocery store fails to adhere to COVID-19 protocols
16 Barrie residents among 39 new COVID cases in region today

16 Barrie residents among 39 new COVID cases in region today

Testing has now confirmed all three variant strains in Simcoe-Muskoka
Province sending AstraZeneca to primary care providers in Simcoe Muskoka

Province sending AstraZeneca to primary care providers in Simcoe Muskoka

The new vaccines will be reserved for adults between 60 and 64 years old, and appointments will be made by invitation, so don't call your doctor
Barrie hospital CEO reflects on the bad, and the good, brought on by pandemic

Barrie hospital CEO reflects on the bad, and the good, brought on by pandemic

'One of the areas I think we have to really be cognizant of is we cannot deal with overcrowding the same way,' says Skot
<updated>WATCH: </updated>Ontario ready to step up vaccine delivery in pharmacies and mass vaccine sites

WATCH: Ontario ready to step up vaccine delivery in pharmacies and mass vaccine sites

Province hits the one millionth vaccination mark Wednesday afternoon
Two new COVID cases at Andrew Hunter school, one classroom closed

Two new COVID cases at Andrew Hunter school, one classroom closed

This adds to one case and classroom closure previously reported at the Lampman Lane school in Barrie
Ontario reports 1,316 new COVID cases Wednesday

Ontario reports 1,316 new COVID cases Wednesday

There are currently 11,311 active cases of COVID-19 in Ontario
COVID case counts dropping locally, but more variant cases showing up in wastewater testing

COVID case counts dropping locally, but more variant cases showing up in wastewater testing

'It’s being shown now, throughout the world, that this type of wastewater data can provide an early warning,' says researcher