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A COVID-19 test being conducted in a laboratory. (Stock photo)

Ontario reports 296 new COVID-19 cases, with only 3 new cases in greater Kawarthas

Regional active cases decrease to 40, with 3 new cases in Peterborough and no new cases in Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland, and Haliburton for first time since March 23.
Police are looking for 80-year-old Robert Young who went missing from his Millbrook home on June 22, 2021. (Police-supplied photo)

LOCATED – Peterborough police looking for missing 80-year-old man with Alzheimer’s

Robert Young was last seen driving away from his Millbrook home on June 22.
Phyllis, a volunteer driver for Community Care Peterborough in Havelock, has driven throughout this pandemic to help clients get to important medical appointments. The not-for-profit organization that provides services to seniors and adults with physical challenges is looking for volunteer drivers who, like Phyllis, are caring and reliable. (Photo: Community Care Peterborough / Facebook)

Community Care Peterborough seeking volunteer drivers

As Ontario reopens, demand will increase to get seniors and adults with physical challenges to appointments and activities.
A COVID-19 test swab in a laboratory. (Stock photo)

Ontario reports 270 new COVID-19 cases, including 12 in greater Kawarthas region over past...

Regional active cases decrease to 48 with 6 new cases in Peterborough, 5 in Northumberland, and 1 in Kawartha Lakes.
Daisy Ridley, best known as Rey in the latest Star Wars trilogy, won't be wielding a lightsaber in her starring role in the upcoming thriller "The Marsh King's Daughter", which is being filmed at Ken Reid Conservation Area north of Lindsay on June 28 and 29. (Photo: Jonathan Olley / Lucasfilm)

Hollywood thriller The Marsh King’s Daughter filming at Ken Reid Conservation Area in June

Ken Reid north of Lindsay will be closed to the public on June 28 and 29 for production starring Daisy Ridley and Ben Mendelsohn.
A laboratory worker completes a COVID-19 test

Ontario reports 318 new COVID-19 cases, 19.5% of total population now fully vaccinated

Updates for health units in greater Kawarthas region not available on Sunday, weekend numbers will be reported on Monday.
A medical professional holding a vial marked "Coronavirus Test" with "Positive" checked to indicate a positive COVID-19 test. (Stock photo)

Ontario reports 355 new COVID-19 cases, including 1 in Kawartha Lakes and 1 in...

Regional active cases increase to 56, updates for Peterborough and Hastings Prince Edward no longer available on weekends.
Lab analysis of a nasal swab for COVID-19. (Stock photo)

Ontario reports 345 new COVID-19 cases, including 2 in greater Kawarthas region

Regional active cases decrease to 56 with 2 new cases in Kawartha Lakes.
Northumberland-Peterborough South MPP David Piccini pictured with Premier Doug Ford at a mass vaccination clinic in Port Hope. (Photo: David Piccini / Facebook)

Northumberland-Peterborough South MPP David Piccini promoted to Ontario Cabinet

Port Hope resident becomes new Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks.
Pine Crest Golf Club is located at 2455 Base Line in Peterborough County west of Keene. (Photo: Pine Crest Golf Club / Facebook)

Peterborough Public Health warns of potential high-risk COVID-19 exposure at Pine Crest Golf Club

Non-nimmunized and unmasked golfers who interacted with mobile beverage cart operator from June 11 to 13 may be at risk.

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