The Northwestern Health Unit has reported one case of COVID-19 in the Sioux Lookout Health Hub.

There are 19 active cases of COVID-19 across the district. 13 cases in the Kenora Health Hub, five cases in the Sioux Lookout Health Hub and one case in the Atikokan Health Hub.

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.

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.