Nine New Cases of COVID-19 in Thunder Bay District

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COVID-19 Update

Thunder Bay – COVID-19 Update – The Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting 9 (nine) new COVID-19 cases in residents in the TBDHU Region.

Sadly there has been another person die from COVID-19.

There are 14 people in hospital and four of those persons are in intensive care.

Currently there are 163 active cases. Twenty-eight cases have been resolved.

  • 2 Household contacts
  • 3 Other close contacts
  • 1 No known exposure
  • 3 Pending

Symptoms of COVID-19

Most common symptoms:
fever
dry cough
tiredness
Less common symptoms:
aches and pains
sore throat
diarrhoea
conjunctivitis
headache
loss of taste or smell
a rash on skin, or discolouration of fingers or toes
Serious symptoms:
difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
chest pain or pressure
loss of speech or movement
Seek immediate medical attention if you have serious symptoms. Always call before visiting your doctor or health facility.
People with mild symptoms who are otherwise healthy should manage their symptoms at home.
On average it takes 5–6 days from when someone is infected with the virus for symptoms to show, however it can take up to 14 days.