Northwestern Health Unit Reports Positive Case of COVID-19 in Dryden/Red Lake Region

Northwestern Health Unit

KENORA – COVID-19 Update – The Northwestern Health Unit reports one new positive COVID-19 test result in the Dryden/Red Lake region.

The Health Unit says that “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.”

For reasons of privacy, NWHU does not release or comment on information about the location of COVID-19 test results. Information about gender, age and method of transmission will be posted to the Ontario COVID data website when it is available.
The NWHU states, “We recommend that everyone assume COVID-19 is in their community and practise preventive measures like physical distancing, wearing a mask in enclosed public spaces and when physical distancing is a challenge, good hand hygiene, and not touching their face. Anyone who has symptoms, or who has been in contact with a positive case, should get tested. For information about getting tested, please visit the NWHU website for instructions on how to schedule an appointment at an assessment centre”.
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