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Simcoe Muskoka's COVID-19 weekly case counts have been trending downward by about 20 per cent in recent weeks, but that wasn't enough as the province announced an extension to the stay-at-home order.
The County of Simcoe is rolling out a new automated cart system for curbside collection to provide a safe solution for residents and collection workers.
The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is waiting for further information from the province after Premier Doug Ford announced children 12 and up would be able to get a COVID-19 vaccine by the end of May.
The Ontario government is providing another round of grants for small tourism and travel businesses struggling to recover from the impact of the pandemic.
Weary Palestinians somberly marked the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan on Thursday, as Hamas and Israel traded more rockets and airstrikes and Jewish-Arab violence raged across Israel.
Manitoba has set a new record for the number of newly announced COVID-19 cases on Thursday.