NWHU Reports 42 New Cases and 418 Active Cases of COVID-19

Northwestern Health Unit

KENORA – COVID-19 UPDATE – NWHU is reporting 42 new cases of COVID-19 this morning.

There are currently 418 active cases of COVID-19 in the NWHU catchment area.

Since the last update, NWHU have received reports of:

  • 1 new positive COVID-19 test result in the Dryden Health Hub area
  • 15 new positive COVID-19 test results in the Kenora Health Hub area
  • 1 new positive COVID-19 test result in the Rainy River Health Hub area
  • 25 new positive COVID-19 test results in the Sioux Lookout Health Hub area

Follow up with the persons involved and their contacts has started according to protocol.

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, including those who have been vaccinated, 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 visitwww.ontario.ca/exposed for more information on what to do next.