Thunder Bay – Health Unit Reports One New Case of COVID-19

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COVID-19 Update

Thunder Bay – COVID-19 – Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting 1 (one) new COVID-19 cases in residents in the TBDHU Region. The current active case number in the district is 63.

This good news is tempered with three cases of Variants of Concern in the district.

Today’s case is in a district community.


COVID-19 affects different people in different ways. Most infected people will develop mild to moderate illness and recover without hospitalization.
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.