The Northwestern Health Unit has announced that no new positive cases of COVID-19 have been found in the catchment area. 

Overall, the NWHU reports a total of 26 active COVID-19 cases in the area. They include 15 in Sioux Lookout, 4 in Kenora, 1 in Fort Frances, 1 in Atikokan and 5 in Dryden.

The NWHU is offering the following walk-in clinics in both Dryden and Kenora today for anyone 12+ looking for their first vaccine.

Walk in clinics


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.