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

Six new cases are in the Sioux Lookout Health Hub and one new case is in the Dryden Health Hub.

There are currently 53 active cases in the region. 32 active cases are in the Sioux Lookout Health Hub, 16 active cases are in the Kenora Health Hub, three active cases in the Fort Frances Health Hub and one active case in each the Emo and Dryden Health Hubs.

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.