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COVID-19: Niagara ICU's free of COVID-19 for the first time in months

COVID-19: Niagara ICU's free of COVID-19 for the first time in months

Five cases reported on Thursday in the entire region
City is looking into installing a Pride crosswalk in Thorold

City is looking into installing a Pride crosswalk in Thorold

Local realtor says initiative would be a great welcome to visitors, and add colour to the newly renovated downtown
<updated>WATCH: </updated>People 75 and over can start online booking for COVID-19 vaccinations starting March 22

WATCH: People 75 and over can start online booking for COVID-19 vaccinations starting March 22

Vaccine rollout through pharmacies will be ramped up to more pharmacies in the coming weeks
Business bouncing back at Welland farmers' market

Business bouncing back at Welland farmers' market

Lyal Packham said during the shutdown of the market from March to August of 2020, he was “(hurting) for sales,” even with some of his customers driving out to his Dunnville farm to get their orders
Canada-U.S. border closure extended until April 21

Canada-U.S. border closure extended until April 21

Bill Blair confirmed the extension of the closure in a tweet this afternoon
Fitness industry reacts to Niagara lockdown changes

Fitness industry reacts to Niagara lockdown changes

St. Catharines woman says she never thought moving online would last as long as it did
<updated>WATCH:</updated> Ontario on its way to administering 150,000 COVID-19 vaccines per day

WATCH: Ontario on its way to administering 150,000 COVID-19 vaccines per day

Watch the livestream feed of the press conference here 
176 variant cases have been found in Niagara to date, Thursday update reveals

176 variant cases have been found in Niagara to date, Thursday update reveals

22 new cases reported by Public Health on Thursday - over 1500 in Ontario today
Individual at Grimsby's Blessed Trinity school tests positive for COVID-19

Individual at Grimsby's Blessed Trinity school tests positive for COVID-19

The person is currently in self-isolation
DSBN reports 1,500 school staff vaccinated to keep Special Education Needs students in the classroom

DSBN reports 1,500 school staff vaccinated to keep Special Education Needs students in the classroom

“Our goal is for every student to continue learning in class, and to keep them, our families, and staff safe," says DSBN chair