The funding will support 11 long-term care homes to help increase prevention and containment efforts during the second wave of the virus.
As of Monday there are now nine active outbreaks in the jurisdiction for the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit.
Police received an online report about a theft of baseball hats from a convenience store.
The health unit's tally surpasses 600 cases overall to now sit at 613. Of that total, 78 are active.
Police say a male suspect left with a quantity of cash and lottery tickets from a store on Armour Road.
Police in Lindsay, Ont., credit home video surveillance in helping to arrest a suspect in a theft from a front porch last week.
OPP say following a collision, the driver stole another and led police on a pursuit.
Police allege a package was stolen from a residence on Rubidge St. on Sept. 3.
Police were called to the Cobourg marina area for reports of a man brandishing a handgun.
Of the 103 cases for Peterborough Public Health, only three are considered active.