Mark Clairmont |

SIMCOE-MUSKOKA — A Gravenhurst man, aged 65-79, is under investigation after testing positive for COVID in Friday’s health unit accounting.

This after Taylor Chiropractic informed patients Thursday Dec. 3 that it had been advised by Public Health that it had been exposed to case of COVID.

They say it was not a doctor or staff member.

A message from them said the office would be closed until further notice.

He is among 33 cases the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is reporting today, Dec. 4.

And his case brings to 231 the weekly regional count, which is the most cases locally in the 10 months of the pandemic.

The breakings news — first reported yesterday by — comes as the province posted another grim day of 1,780 cases and saying 25 people had died from the coronavirus the past day.

That compares to 1,345 people testing positive in Quebec, where 28 Quebecers died.

Manitoba reports 320 cases and 9 deaths.

Alberta reported 1,854 people with it this afternoon.

Toronto had a caseload of 633 (Montréal 453), Peel 433 and York Region 152, which helped it avoid further restrictions.


  • Canada cuts deal with Moderna for 20 million vaccine doses that will be delivered to 14 central distribution centres by FedEx.
  • Amid an array of conflicting news, the CBC reported yesterday that just three million Canadians are expected to get shots in the first three months of 2021.
  • B.C. says it will start giving vaccines first week of January.
Wet weather may cold comfort in December, but ice cream can still make your day as kids still find ways to cope with COVID with comfort food today.
On Friday, Simcoe and Muskoka reached 231 COVID cases for the week, including one male in Gravenhurst.

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