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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Local News

Ontario extends emergency orders

Ontario extends emergency orders

The order is in effect until July 22
COVID-19 Today: A look at the numbers for Newmarket, York Region, Ontario

COVID-19 Today: A look at the numbers for Newmarket, York Region, Ontario

One more case, totalling 237, in Newmarket; 26 more cases, including one under age 5 in York Region; Ontario reports 118 new cases, 9 deaths
Newmarket offering kits with 40 days of summer camp fun at home

Newmarket offering kits with 40 days of summer camp fun at home

Each kit includes activities, supplies and directions to entertain and educate children aged four to 12
Neighbouring Simcoe, Muskoka makes masks mandatory

Neighbouring Simcoe, Muskoka makes masks mandatory

York Region is to discuss at a special meeting Thursday the possibility of mandating face coverings in indoor public spaces
Newmarket opens temporary cooling centre

Newmarket opens temporary cooling centre

Open from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Magna Centre lobby, face coverings, physical distancing and hand washing will be required
Could you have been exposed to COVID-19? There's an app for that

Could you have been exposed to COVID-19? There's an app for that

The Bluetooth-enabled COVID Alert app will soon be available for download as part province’s strategy to manage the spread of COVID-19 as regions reopen
Newmarket hazardous material experts create COVID-19 cleaning team

Newmarket hazardous material experts create COVID-19 cleaning team

'We're on the frontline every day,' We Clean COVID-19 founders say
Christine's Chronicles: What's the difference between a social circle and social gathering?

Christine's Chronicles: What's the difference between a social circle and social gathering?

You can hug or visit those within your circle without physical distancing, while social gatherings can be with different groups of up to 10 people but still require physical distancing
COVID-19 Today: A look at the numbers for Newmarket, York Region, Ontario

COVID-19 Today: A look at the numbers for Newmarket, York Region, Ontario

No new cases in Newmarket; York Region new cases drop to 8, while median Rt remains above 1.0; Downward trend continues in Ontario with 112 new cases, 2 deaths
Newmarket band treats neighbours to driveway concert

Newmarket band treats neighbours to driveway concert

With the COVID-19 pandemic shutting down their regular gigs, the Kingfishers hosted an event that respected physical distancing but brought family, friends and neighbours together