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A laboratory worker completes a COVID-19 test

Ontario reports 4,250 new COVID-19 cases, including 11 in Peterborough and 11 in Hastings...

Regional active cases increase to 422, updates unavailable for Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland, and Haliburton.
Peterborough police car. (Photo: Peterborough Police Service)

Ontario reverses course on new police powers and playground closures

Police can now only question people suspected of participating in a prohibited gathering.
A swab test bring completed on a patient. (Stock photo)

Ontario reports 4,362 new COVID-19 cases, including 38 in greater Kawarthas region

Regional active cases fall to 417 with 13 new cases in Peterborough, 9 in Hastings Prince Edward, 9 in Northumberland, 5 in Kawartha Lakes, and 2 in Haliburton.
A Peterborough police officer standing beside a police cruiser. (Photo: Peterborough Police Service)

Police in Peterborough. Kawartha Lakes, Port Hope, and Cobourg won’t conduct random stops to...

Other police services that won't conduct random stops include Ottawa, London, Waterloo, Guelph, and Sault Ste. Marie.
A COVID-19 test swab in a laboratory. (Stock photo)

Ontario reports record 4,812 new COVID-19 cases, including 57 in greater Kawarthas region

Regional active cases decrease to 448 with 22 new cases in Northumberland, 15 in Hastings Prince Edward, 12 in Peterborough, 6 in Kawartha Lakes, and 2 in Haliburton.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford announces additional province-wide public health restrictions at Queen's Park on April 16, 2021. (CPAC screenshot)

Ontario announces additional public health restrictions to contain spread of COVID-19

Restrictions include two-week extension of stay-at-home order, limiting outdoor gatherings to household members, and closing non-essential construction.
Adalsteinn Brown, co-chair of the Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table, and Dr. David Williams, Ontario's chief medical officer of health, present updated COVID-19 modelling projections at a media briefing on April 16, 2021. (CPAC screenshot)

Unless immediate action is taken, Ontario’s third wave of COVID-19 will persist through summer

Ontario's science advisory table recommends extending stay-at-home order, stronger public health measures, and at least 100,000 targeted daily vaccinations.
St. Joseph's at Fleming in Peterborough is one of 95 long-term care homes in Ontario receiving joint federal and provincial funding for upgrades and improvements to HVAC and sprinkler systems. (Photo: St. Joseph's at Fleming)

Two long-term care homes in greater Kawarthas receiving joint government funding for HVAC improvements

Hastings Centennial Manor in Bancroft receiving $982,375 and St. Joseph's at Fleming in Peterborough receiving $300,000.
Dr. Barbara Yaffe, Ontario's associate chief medical officer of health, provided an update on the current status of the COVID-19 pandemic in Ontario during a media briefing on April 15, 2021. (CPAC screenshot)

Ontario reports record 4,736 new COVID-19 cases, including 50 in greater Kawarthas region

Regional active cases increase to 464 with 20 new cases in Hastings Prince Edward, 18 in Peterborough, 9 in Northumberland, 2 in Haliburton, and 1 in Kawartha Lakes.
Peterborough Police Service victim services coordinator Alice Czitrom with facility dog Pixie. (Photo: Peterborough Police Service)

Peterborough police victim services coordinator Alice Czitrom and facility dog Pixie receive provincial award

Victim Services Award of Distinction recognizes valuable role of Czitrom and Pixie in providing emotional support to people experiencing trauma and stress.

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