Thunder Bay District Health Unit Reports Three New Cases of COVID-19

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COVID-19 Update

Thunder Bay – COVID-19 Update – Positive news on the COVID-19 front in the reporting area for the Thunder Bay District Health Unit.

TBDHU) is reporting 3 (three) new COVID-19 cases in residents in the Region.

The total number of current active cases is 104. 47 cases have been resolved.

Of the three cases, two are from Household Contact. One is from no known exposure.

There was a Case with the Variant of Concern reported on Wednesday, that case it turns out was not for someone who resides in the TBDHU region and so will be reported in that district.

The Government of Ontario has announced a Province Wide Stay Home Order to control the spread of COVID-19, that applies to the entire Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) catchment area. Individuals are being asked to stay home, unless it is for essential reasons.

In addition, the province is also strengthening public health and workplace safety measures for non-essential retail under the Provincewide Emergency Brake announced April 1, 2021.

TBDHU encourages all residents to follow all public health measures to protect the health of individuals and our health system. These include:

  • Stay in your home
  • Only leave your home for essential reasons (work, groceries, medical appointments). It is also okay to go outside for exercise such as going for a walk; maintaining physical distancing from anyone not a part of your immediate household
  • Limit your contact to only the people in your household; do not visit in-person with others and do not have visitors over to your home
  • Work from home if possible