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

Ontario reports 577 new COVID-19 cases, including 12 in Peterborough

Active cases in Peterborough climb to 54; updates unavailable for Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland, Haliburton, and Hastings Prince Edward.
A tornado at Sturgeon Lake in Kawartha Lakes on June 23, 2020. (Photo: Amy Reeds @amy_reeds / Twitter)

ENDED – Tornado watch in effect Tuesday evening for northern Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton

Severe thunderstorms may also produce large hail, wind gusts up to 120 km/h, and heavy downpours
Ontario health minister Christine Elliott provides an update at Queen's Park on September 14, 2021 on the province's new proof of vaccination requirement that goes into effect September 22. (CPAC screenshot by kawarthaNOW)

Ontario government releases guidance to businesses and organizations on ‘vaccine passport’

Province confirms acceptable identification, exemptions, and more for proof of vaccination requirement effective September 22.
COVID-19 lab test swabs. (Stock photo)

Ontario reports 600 new COVID-19 cases, with 28 in greater Kawarthas region over weekend

Regional active cases rise to 110 with 10 new cases in Peterborough, 6 in Hastings Prince Edward, 6 in Northumberland, 3 in Kawartha Lakes, and 3 in Haliburton.
A partnership between the Ontario government and Metrolinx, the two GO-VAXX buses operate as fully functioning vaccine clinics, with the necessary supplies and trained staff to provide assistance to people and ensure vaccines are administered safely. (Supplied photo)

Vaccination clinic on a modified GO Transit bus coming to Haliburton and Lindsay in...

Mobile GO-VAXX bus will be at Abbey Gardens on September 19 and the Lindsay Exhibition on September 26/
An Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) police car. (Photo: OPP)

Pedestrian struck and killed on Highway 7 near Omemee early Monday morning

37-year-old Justin Saunders of Emily Township died at the scene.
A COVID-19 test being conducted in a laboratory. (Stock photo)

Ontario reports 784 new COVID-19 cases, 7-day average decreases for 5th straight day

Updates unavailable for Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland, Haliburton, and Hastings Prince Edward.
The newly constructed Kaawaate East City Public School at 250 Hunter Street East in Peterborough opened its doors for the first time on September 7, 2021. (Photo: Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board)

Peterborough’s first school-related case of COVID-19 fourth wave confirmed at Kaawaate East City Public...

Infected individual is isolating at home, no students or staff members are high-risk contacts.
A swab test bring completed on a patient. (Stock photo)

Ontario reports 857 new COVID-19 cases, over 68% of total population fully vaccinated

Updates unavailable for Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland, Haliburton, and Hastings Prince Edward.
Peterborough police investigating a shooting incident in the Park and Romaine street area on the afternoon of September 10, 2021. (Photo: Brian Parypa)

Peterborough police asking for public’s help after two shooting incidents

Police do not believe shootings are random after two people injured on Friday afternoon and early Saturday morning.

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