14 new cases of COVID reported in Niagara for a second day in a row
14 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Niagara for a second day in a row.
One new death was announced today, bringing the death toll to 362.
There are 320 active cases across the region.
Niagara is in the 'grey' zone of Ontario's COVID-19 restriction framework meaning retail stores can reopen to 25% capacity.
Gyms, bars, hair salons remain closed.
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The firefighters union in Welland thanks Niagara Health and Niagara EMS for their professionalism in administering the first doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to some of their members. Tim talks to Welland Fire Chief Adam Eckhart
The number of identified COVID-19 variant cases in Niagara continues to grow. As of Friday, Niagara Public Health had identified 17 variant cases within the region - by yesterday afternoon that number jumped to 33. Does it matter which vaccine you use? Tim talks to Dr. Karim Ali Director, Division of Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, and Lead Physician for Emergency Preparedness.