January 10, 2021 – TBDHU Reports Eight New Cases of COVID-19

Social Distancing Safety

Thunder Bay – COVID-19 Update – Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting eight new COVID-19 cases in residents in the TBDHU Region.

The cases come, four from close contact, one from no known exposure, two are pending and one is from travel outside of the region.

All of the eight cases reported are in the Thunder Bay and surrounding communities.

The current number of active cases is 67. Three cases have been resolved and the Health Unit reports one person is no longer in hospital.

Low Risk Exposure from Flights

Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) are advising the public of locations where they could have been exposed to COVID-19.

Individuals who were on these two Westjet flights and seated in the rows noted below could have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus.

Overall the risk of someone being infected would be low, however, we are asking individuals affected to monitor themselves carefully for symptoms, immediately self-isolate if they have even one symptom and to call the TBDHU at (807) 625-5900 or call your local assessment center to arrange for testing.

Westjet Encore Flights:

Flight Number WS 3219 Toronto to Thunder Bay

  • January 4, 2021 – Rows 16 to 20

and

Flight Number WS 3415 Toronto to Thunder Bay – January 5, 2021

  • Rows 7 to 13