COVID-19 B.1.1.7. variant, which was first discovered in the U.K., in the region, while 93 total people have screened positive for a “variant of concern.”Testing is still underway to determine the exact COVID-19 variant strain for the 93 cases.
Ontario government reports 945 new coronavirus cases, 18 new deaths On Thursday, the health unit confirmed 34 new coronavirus cases and two additional COVID-19 deaths.Eighteen of the new cases are in Barrie, while six are in Innisfil and five are in Bradford.
The rest are in Collingwood, Essa, New Tecumseth, Oro-Medonte and Springwater.[ Sign up for our Health IQ newsletter for the latest coronavirus updates ]Fifteen of the new cases are a result of close contact with another positive COVID-19.Read more on globalnews.ca