The Northwestern Health Unit has reported one new case of COVID-19 in the Sioux Lookout area on Saturday.

In a social media post the health unit said, "follow up with the person involved and their contacts has started according to protocol. Anyone who is identified as a contact for this case will be contacted directly."

To date, 44 cases of COVID-19 has been confirmed in our catchment area with 42 being listed as resolved and more than 11,727 tests have been conducted.

If you want to be tested for COVID-19, reach out to the health unit to book an appointment.

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