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Region plans to step up COVID enforcement over weekend

The Victoria Day long weekend on the horizon, health officials are advising Waterloo Region residents to continue taking precautions, including the use...

Long-term care facilities continue to drive coronavirus numbers in the region

Long-term care and retirement homes continues to lead the way in new cases of the novel coronavirus in Waterloo Region, with two...

Coronavirus death toll tops 100 in region; testing to be increased

The number of coronavirus-related deaths in Waterloo Region is now in three figures, Public Health announcing today the death toll is 101....

Some flattening of COVID-19 cases, but health officials urge caution

Precautions such as stay-at-home directives have significantly reduced community transmission of the novel coronavirus as the country enters the seventh week of...

Long-term care homes remain hot spots as number of cases, deaths grow in region

The coronavirus-related death toll in Waterloo Region stands at 61 as of this morning (Monday), an increase of 16 since the last...

Virus shows signs of slowing in region, say health officials

While there’s been a decrease in the number of community-spread cases of COVID-19 in the region, acting medical officer of health Dr....

Outbreak at EDCL strikes 21, part of 379 cases in region

Fourteen cases of COVID-19 among staff and residents of an Elmira District Community Living (EDCL) facility are part of a total that...

Three more deaths over the weekend

Three deaths over the weekend brought the coronavirus-related toll to 11 in Waterloo Region, the Public Health department reported today.
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Council approves zone change for township development in village

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We’re letting our routine vaccinations slide, say experts

Even as the world is waiting for one specific vaccination to be created, many others are being...