7 more COVID-19 cases confirmed in Simcoe Muskoka – Barrie | The Canadian News

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit confirmed seven new COVID-19 cases in the region on Tuesday, bringing the local total number of cases to 13,811, including 262 deaths.

Local public health also reported 11 new variant COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing that total to 6,294, including 93 cases that are active.

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Four of the new cases are in Barrie, one in Collingwood, one in Huntsville and one in Innisfil.

Two of the cases are travel-related, while one is related to an outbreak, one is the result of close contact with another positive COVID-19 case, and the rest are under investigation.

Of the new cases, one is fully vaccinated, none are partially vaccinated, and six are not immunized.

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Meanwhile, 75.6% of the region’s population has received one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 71.6% have received the two necessary doses.

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Of the total 13,811 COVID-19 cases in the region, 97 percent, or 13,416, have recovered, while eight people are currently in hospital.

Ontario reported 328 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the provincial total to 595,563 infections, including 9,819 deaths.

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