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A Grocery Store Outbreak In Small Town Ontario Just Led To 22 New COVID-19 Cases (VIDEO)

A rural county is facing a small surge in cases after a COVID-19 outbreak at Zehr's Country Market, a local grocery chain in Ontario.

CTV News reports that the outbreak is connected to two store locations in Bayfield and Dashwood, of Huron County.

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However, all 22 of these cases are in Bluewater and South Huron County, says Huron Perth Public Health.

I think it's a wake-up call for us to realize we're still in a pandemic, a global pandemic.

South Huron Mayor George Finch

Health authorities say that so far, this workplace outbreak has mostly involved clusters within households.

However, "these cases are also connected to a larger spread of cases across southwestern Ontario," reads their statement.

After a steady decline, the province reported an uptick in new cases this week.

Tuesday's total was 125, the bulk of them in the GTA and Windsor.

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