The Northwestern Health Unit reported a case of Covid-19 in the Dryden-Red Lake area.
The health unit defines the Dryden-Red Lake area as: Balmertown, Cochenour, Dryden, Eagle Lake 27, Eagle River, Ear Falls, Eton-Rugby, Ignace, Machin, Madsen, Mckenzie Island, Melgund, Minnitaki, Oxdrift, Red Lake, Vermilion Bay, Wabauskang 21, Wabigoon, Wabigoon Lake 27.
Follow up with the person involved and their contacts has started according to protocol. Anyone who is identified as a contact for this case will be contacted directly.
For reasons of privacy, NWHU does not release or comment on information about the location of COVID-19 test results.
This brings the total Covid-19 cases in our catchment area to 46, with 44 cases listed as resolved.