The Northwestern Health Unit has confirmed zero new positive COVID-19 test results in the region.

Currently, there are four active cases in the NWHU catchment area. Three active cases in the Kenora Health Region and one active case in the Rainy River Health Region. The NWHU has confirmed that one case each from the Kenora and Rainy River Health Region is isolating outside of the health region.

A total of 112,237 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered across the area.

The next NWHU COVID-19 update will be on Monday morning.

NWHU recommends that everyone, including those who have been vaccinated, assume COVID-19 is in their community and practise preventive measures like physical distancing, wearing a mask in enclosed public spaces and when physical distancing is a challenge, good hand hygiene, and not touching their face. Anyone who has symptoms, or who has been in contact with a positive case, should self-isolate and get tested.  For information about getting tested, please visit the NWHU website for instructions on how to schedule an appointment at an assessment centre.