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COVID-19

Two new cases in region

 

Northwestern Health Unit has received reports of two new positive COVID-19 test results in our area – one in the Kenora region, and one in the Dryden / Red Lake region. Follow up with the persons involved and their contacts has started according to protocol. Anyone who is identified as a contact for these cases will be contacted directly.

Kenora surge worsened by patients breaking quarantine

Several cases in a Kenora surge have been linked to people not isolating while they wait for COVID-19 test results to return, because their symptoms have improved.

Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) has received reports of five positive COVID-19 test results in the Kenora region. That brings the Kenora count up to 21 active cases, with 20 new cases announced in the past two weeks.

COVID reaches Rainy River region

Northwestern Health Unit has received reports of five new positive COVID-19 test results. Four of the new cases are in the Kenora region and there is one new case in the District of Rainy River. Follow up with the persons involved and their contacts has started according to protocol. Anyone who is identified as a contact for these cases will be contacted directly.