Northwestern Health Unit Reports Another Positive COVID-19 Test

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COVID-19 Update

KENORA – The Northwestern Health Unit has received a report of one new positive test result in the Kenora region. 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 minimizes sharing the 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.

NWHU recommends 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 self-isolate and get tested. For information about getting tested, please visit the NWHU website for instructions on how to schedule an appointment at an assessment centre.