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

Four new cases are in the Sioux Lookout Health Hub and one case is in each of the Dryden and Kenora Health Hubs.

There are currently 49 active cases in the region.

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.