The Northwestern Health Unit has reported two new cases of COVID-19 in the district. There is one new case in the Kenora region and one in the District of Rainy River.

Follow-up with those involved has started, and anyone identified as a close contact for these cases will be reached directly by NWHU staff.

Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms, or who has been in contact with a positive case, should self-isolate, get tested, and remain in isolation until your test results are known.

Provincewide, 1,258 new cases of COVID-19 were reported on Friday.