COVID-19: 2 new cases confirmed in Simcoe Muskoka

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The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit confirmed two new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the local total number of cases up to 12,336, including 255 deaths.

Local public health also reported three new cases of a coronavirus variant on Tuesday, bringing that total to 4,971, including nine that are active.

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Both of the new cases are in Bradford and are under investigation.

Meanwhile, 67.6 per cent of the region’s population has received one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, while 48.8 per cent has received both necessary doses.

Of the region’s total 12,336 COVID-19 cases, 98 per cent — or 12,056 — have recovered, while four people are currently in hospital.

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On Tuesday, Ontario reported 127 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the provincial total up to 548,474, including 9,296 deaths.

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