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Penetanguishene offers Halloween tips, COVID-19 updates

Penetanguishene offers Halloween tips, COVID-19 updates

These updates are as of Friday
Two local residents among nine new COVID-19 cases in region today

Two local residents among nine new COVID-19 cases in region today

A Penetanguishene man and a Tay Township man have tested positive
<b>LIVE:</b> Ford, education minister to make announcement at 1 p.m.

LIVE: Ford, education minister to make announcement at 1 p.m.

Announcement comes after health officials said the province may have avoided the worst-case scenario
<b>WATCH:</b> Trudeau announces COVID-19 funding for Indigenous communities

WATCH: Trudeau announces COVID-19 funding for Indigenous communities

Funding will be for child care, education, and infrastructure
Ontario reports 896 new COVID cases today

Ontario reports 896 new COVID cases today

Public health also confirms nine new deaths
Ford stops in region to promote local business, shop local campaign

Ford stops in region to promote local business, shop local campaign

Premier holds daily press conference at Barrie manufacturer where he discussed details around the new Ontario Made Consumer Directory
If local hospitals get full, field hospital will act as release valve

If local hospitals get full, field hospital will act as release valve

Four-season, 70-bed facility will be used if pandemic worsens and local hospitals become overwhelmed
No local COVID-19 cases amongst 26 reported by health unit today

No local COVID-19 cases amongst 26 reported by health unit today

There is a new COVID-19 outbreak reported at Riverwood Senior Living in Alliston
<b>WATCH:</b> Province launches made-in-Ontario business directory

WATCH: Province launches made-in-Ontario business directory

Goal is to make it easier for shoppers to find made-in-Ontario products, while supporting local businesses and manufacturers.
Ontario reports 934 new COVID cases today

Ontario reports 934 new COVID cases today

The province is also reporting 10 new COVID-related deaths