Public health and workplace safety measures in effect as of March 1

COVID-19 Update

Thunder Bay District COVID-19 Update

THUNDER BAY – COVID-19 UPDATE – The Thunder Bay District Health Unit has reported 115 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the district. There are now 242 lab-confirmed active cases in the district.

49 people are in hospital, and of that 8 are in the Intensive Care Units.

Ontario has reported 849 people are hospitalized with COVID-19, including 279 in ICU.

Ontario has also reported at least 1,315 new lab-confirmed cases.

COVID-19 Changes Effective March 1

The following public health and workplace safety measures will come into effect on March 1, 2022.

  • Capacity limits lifted in all indoor public settings
  • Proof of vaccination requirements lifted, with businesses being allowed to implement them voluntarily
  • Other protective measures, such as mask/face covering requirements and active/passive screening of patrons, will be in place
  • Public health units can deploy local and regional responses based on local health indicators