Five Barrie residents among 26 new COVID cases in region Friday

Five Barrie residents among 26 new COVID cases in region Friday

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has reported 26 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths today (June 10). There are 222 active cases in the region. Since the start of the pandemic, the local health unit has confirmed 12,131 cases of COVID-19 with 11,223 of those cases recovered and 246 cases ending in death. There are 24 people from Simcoe County and one person from Muskoka District hospitalized with COVID-19, which includes one new hospitalization since yesterday's update. The health unit has reported a total of 4,782 variant strain cases, with 152 of those still active. To date, 365,675 Simcoe-Muskoka residents (60.5 per cent of the population) region have received their first dose of vaccination against COVID-19, which is 71.1 per cent of the region's over-18 population. As of today, 56,286 people (9.3 per cent of the population) have also received a second dose. There are 11 locations in Simcoe County currently in active COVID-19 outbreaks, including one childcare setting (four cases), a transportation and warehousing workplace (two cases), a food and beverage workplace (three cases), Mill Creek Care …
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