Staff with the Northwestern Health Unit have received a report of one additional case of COVID-19 in the Rainy River district, bringing their current active case count to two. It's the only two active cases in the region. 

Follow up with those involved and their contacts has started according to protocols, and anyone who is identified as a contact for the case will be reached directly.

The NWHU recommends that everyone, including those who are vaccinated, assume COVID-19 is in your community and to always practice safe hand hygiene, physical distancing, wearing a mask in enclosed public spaces and more.