It’s a slow day for COVID-19 in northwestern Ontario.

Staff with the Northwestern Health Unit are announcing one new COVID-19 test result today in the Kenora Health Hub region.

Follow-up with the person involved and their contacts has started according to protocols, and anyone identified as a contact for these cases will be reached directly by public health staff.

As of May 28, there are a total of 18 active COVID-19 cases in the NWHU’s catchment area. They include 13 in the Kenora area, 4 in Sioux Lookout and 1 in Atikokan.

Ontario announced they will be accelerating second COVID-19 vaccine doses for residents earlier this morning. More information on booking your vaccine can be found HERE.