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Three new cases of COVID-19 in Simcoe County today

Two people from Barrie and one from Bradford are the latest to test positive for the coronavirus in the region
2018-07-27 Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit RB
The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit office on Sperling Drive in Barrie. Raymond Bowe/BarrieToday

Two Barrie residents and a Bradford West-Gwillimbury man are the latest in Simcoe County to test positive for COVID-19.

A Barrie woman in her 50s and a Barrie girl between the ages of 10 and 19 were included in today’s report from the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit. Both cases are under investigation.

A Bradford West-Gwillimbury man in his 20s is also positive for the coronavirus. His case was acquired through community transmission.

Theirs are the only three cases reported by the health unit today.

The health unit has reported 501 cases of COVID-19 in the region to-date, including 422 recoveries and 36 deaths. There are six people hospitalized in the region with COVID-19 and another 37 still recovering from the coronavirus.

The case breakdown by municipality, according to the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, is as follows:

  • Barrie (161 total cases, 136 recoveries, 14 deaths)
  • Bradford West Gwillimbury (104 total cases, 87 recoveries, 12 deaths)
  • New Tecumseth (53 total cases, 44 recoveries, two in hospital, one death)
  • Innisfil (40 total cases, 33 recoveries, two in hospital)
  • Orillia (17 total cases, 14 recoveries, two deaths, one in hospital)
  • Collingwood (15 total cases, all recovered)
  • Wasaga Beach (14 total cases, 12 recoveries, one death)
  • Clearview (seven total cases, six recoveries, one death)
  • Springwater (10 total cases, eight recoveries, one death)
  • Midland (six total cases, all recovered)
  • Oro-Medonte (six total cases, three recoveries, two deaths)
  • Adjala-Tosorontio (eight total cases, seven recoveries)
  • Essa (14 total cases, 11 recoveries, one death)
  • Ramara (seven total cases, all recovered)
  • Tiny (three total cases, all recovered)
  • Tay (five total cases, all recovered)
  • Penetanguishene (five total cases, three recovered)
  • Severn (six total cases, five recovered)