Coronavirus Canada Updates: 11 new COVID cases, one death in Simcoe County today

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Coronavirus Canada Updates: 11 new COVID cases, one death in Simcoe County today
Coronavirus Canada Updates: 11 new COVID cases, one death in Simcoe County today

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has confirmed 11 new cases of COVID-19 in Simcoe County today, and has confirmed one more resident of Simcoe Manor long-term care facility has died.

One more resident has also tested positive for COVID-19 from the Beeton home, which is operated by the County of Simcoe.

According to the county’s last update, 37 residents and 22 staff have tested positive for COVID-19 and five residents have died since the outbreak began.

The health unit has listed one new resident case today, a woman over 80 years old who is living at Simcoe Manor.

There is one other New Tecumseth case listed, a woman between 45 and 64 years old, but the transmission source for her case remains under investigation.

There are four new Barrie cases today including a woman between 18 and 34 whose transmission was by close contact, a woman between 45 and 64 years old whose case was community-acquired, a woman between 45 and 64 years old, and a boy under 18. The latter two case transmissions remain under investigation.

There is one community-acquired case in Innisfil, a man between 45 and 64 has tested positive for the coronavirus.

There is a new case in Orillia today, which is the first case reported in the city this month. The Orillia case is a man between 45 and 64 years old, and the transmission source is under investigation.

The health unit reports two close contact cases in Penetanguishene, a girl under 18 and a woman between 35 and 44 years old.

The final case reported today is a Bradford West Gwillimbury man between 65 and 79 years old whose case transmission is under investigation.

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