COVID-19: 2 more deaths, 68 additional confirmed cases in Simcoe Muskoka – Barrie | The Canadian News

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit confirmed 68 more cases of COVID-19 and two additional deaths since Friday, bringing the total local number of cases to 14,061, including 266 deaths.

Twenty-seven of the new cases are in Barrie, while 11 are in Innisfil, seven in Bradford, seven in Orillia and four in Collingwood.

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The rest of the new cases are in Bracebridge, Essa, New Tecumseth, Penetanguishene, Springwater and Wasaga Beach.

Eleven of the new cases are the result of close contact with another positive COVID-19 case, while nine are acquired in the community, three are related to an outbreak, and the rest are under investigation.

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Of the total 14,061 COVID-19 cases in the region, 97 percent, or 13,589, have recovered, while 12 people are currently in hospital.

On Monday, Ontario reported 422 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the provincial total to 600,377, including 9,874 deaths.

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