There were 25 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday and 28 on Sunday. There was one COVID-related death reported over the weekend, raising the total number of deaths in the region to 292.
New guidance from the province this week means more people in Waterloo region with medical conditions are eligible for a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Elderly people who live in high-risk congregate homes can also get a third dose.
Kitchener South-Hespeler has the most candidates of any riding in Waterloo region. Get to know them and their priorities.
Kitchener Centre is a hotly contested riding in this federal election, especially after the Liberal incumbent ended his campaign for re-election. Two party leaders visited the Ontario riding this week to show support for local candidates.