Staff with the Northwestern Health Unit are reporting an additional 7 new COVID-19 cases in their catchment area.

Today’s cases include 4 in the Dryden Health Hub and 3 cases in the Sioux Lookout Health Hub. Contact tracing is ongoing and potential contacts will be reached directly by public health staff.

Overall, the NWHU is reporting a total of 50 active COVID-19 cases across their catchment area. They include 34 in Sioux Lookout, 6 in Kenora, 9 in Dryden and 1 in Fort Frances.

Anyone with any COVID-19 symptoms is asked to immediately self-isolate, get tested and remain in isolation until your test results are known.