The Northwestern Health Unit has reported zero new COVID-19 test results across the region.
Currently, in the NWHU catchment area, there are 2 active cases. The two active cases are in the Rainy River Health Region. One of the cases in the Rainy River Health Region has an address in the NWHU jurisdiction but is isolating outside of the district.
Follow up with the person involved and their contacts has started according to protocol. Anyone who is identified as a contact for these cases will be contacted directly.
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.