Thunder Bay – COVID-19 Update – Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting 10 (ten) new COVID-19 cases in residents in the TBDHU Region.
The total number of current active cases is now at 74.
There is a little good news from Southbridge Roseview where they are reporting 1 active resident case, and 6 active staff cases. The staff members are self-isolating at home.
Three of the cases are in Thunder Bay – three in district communities, and four in First Nation communities.
Eight of the new virus cases are from close contact. One is from travel outside of the region, and one has no known exposure.
There are three people in hospital and two in the intensive care ward.
The news comes as Ontario surpasses the 5000 number in total deaths from COVID-19.
The province is reporting 29 additional deaths from the virus, bringing Ontario’s total COVID-19 death toll to 5,012.
Today, Ontario is reporting 3,338 new cases of COVID-19, down slightly from the record numbers of cases set on the weekend.
Currently there are 931 new cases in Toronto, 531 in Peel Region, 241 in York Region, 168 in Niagara and 165 in Waterloo.
The province is likely to announce new stronger measures to seek to knock down the virus numbers.