The Northwestern Health Unit has reported two new cases of COVID-19 across the district.

There is one new case in each the Sioux Lookout and the Kenora Health Hubs.

There are currently 51 active cases in the region. 29 active cases are in the Sioux Lookout Health Hub, 18 active cases are in the Kenora Health Hub, three active cases in the Fort Frances Health Hub and one active case is in the Emo Health Hub.

Follow-ups with those involved and their contacts have started, and anyone identified as a contact for these cases will be reached directly by public health staff.

Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms or who has been in contact with a positive case of the virus is asked to immediately self-isolate, get tested and remain in isolation until your test results are known.