The Northwestern Health Unit confirmed today that there are no new reports of COVID-19 in the region.

This is the third day in a row that no new COVID-19 cases were announced in the region.

As of today, there are 3 active cases in the NWHU catchment area. The Kenora Health Hub has 1 active case and the Sioux Lookout Health Hub is reporting 2 active cases.

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 self-isolate and get tested.  For information about getting tested, please visit the NWHU website for instructions on how to schedule an appointment at an assessment centre.