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As 27 health regions move into Ontario's framework on Tuesday, one top doctor is warning that it doesn't mean you can see your friends. 

In a press conference, Dr. Barbara Yaffe, associate chief medical officer of health, states that you should still be staying home as much as possible. 

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One of Ontario's top doctors was forced to remind residents that COVID-19 is real. 

Dr. Barbara Yaffe, associate chief medical officer of health, revealed on Tuesday during a press conference that she regularly receives conspiracy emails about Ontario COVID-19 cases. 

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On Tuesday, Dr. Barbara Yaffe confirmed eight more cases of the U.K.'s COVID-19 variant in Ontario.

Dr. Yaffe says that this brings the total amount to 14, adding that it's likely that there are others that haven't been accounted for.

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Ontario officials have confirmed that a U.K. variant of COVID-19 has been reported in Toronto. 

In a press conference on Monday, Dr. Barbara Yaffe, associate chief medical officer of health, states it is one of the three recent cases discovered. 

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Today, the province's Associate Chief Medical Officer of Health Barbara Yaffe confirmed that the first two cases of the new COVID-19 UK Variant have been found in Ontario.

The two confirmed cases belong to a couple in Durham, says the province, who are now self-isolating.

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