COVID-19 cases increasing in local communities as Ontario heads closer to fall season

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NORTH DURHAM/KAWARTHA LAKES: As the fourth wave of COVID-19 continues to impact Ontario, local virus case numbers have been increasing.

As of press time, according to the Durham Region Health Department, Scugog has ten active cases, with nine people in home isolation and one person in a hospital. To date, Scugog has had 17 deaths and 354 resolved cases.

Uxbridge has six active cases, all in-home isolation. Since the start of the pandemic, Uxbridge has had 26 deaths and 457 resolved cases. Brock Township has three active cases in home isolation. To date, Brock has had three deaths and 188 resolved cases.

Meanwhile, the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit is reporting Kawartha Lakes has 20 unresolved/active cases, 1,190 resolved cases and 58 deaths.

Dan Cearns, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, The Standard Newspaper

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