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Mayor concerned about COVID-19 attitudes in Ayr

Mayor concerned about COVID-19 attitudes in Ayr

North Dumfries Mayor Sue Foxton told a Board of Health meeting this week that because there's no data on the number of cases in Ayr on the public health dashboard, 'people are assuming that we're immune'
Positive outlook on handling of COVID-19 testing locally

Positive outlook on handling of COVID-19 testing locally

Lee Fairclough delivered an update to COVID-19 testing at Regional Council's Board of Health meeting Tuesday morning
Student COVID case at Wilson Ave. Public School

Student COVID case at Wilson Ave. Public School

The student was last at the school Oct. 8
Waterloo Public & Catholic boards cancel secondary school exams for all quadmesters

Waterloo Public & Catholic boards cancel secondary school exams for all quadmesters

Change from Ministry of Education does not require 30% final evaluation for 2020-2021 school year
Region's top doc calls audible, issuing new advice for pandemic sports

Region's top doc calls audible, issuing new advice for pandemic sports

Dr. Hsiu-Li Wang called for more caution when it comes to playing sports in a pandemic as some hot-zone cities cancel classes and games altogether
Party organizer fined $750

Party organizer fined $750

The gathering on Oct. 10 exceeded the provincial limit of ten people
Emergency orders extended until November

Emergency orders extended until November

Extension comes as province continues to battle second wave of COVID-19
Region surpasses 2,000 COVID cases since March

Region surpasses 2,000 COVID cases since March

14 new ones were reported on Tuesday
Kitchener approves second wave COVID planning

Kitchener approves second wave COVID planning

The city will use five criteria to determine if and when city and neighbourhood association-run programs or services need to be modified or scaled back
Student at Galt Collegiate Institute tests positive for COVID-19

Student at Galt Collegiate Institute tests positive for COVID-19

Public Health has asked any high-risk contacts to self-isolate as a precaution
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