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

Five cases are in the Kenora Health Hub and one case is in the Sioux Lookout Health Hub.

There are currently 23 active cases across the district. 15 cases are in the Kenora Health Hub, five cases are in the Sioux Lookout Health Hub, two cases are in the Dryden Health Hub and one case is in the Atikokan Health Hub.

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.