Public Health Sudbury & Districts is reporting a new COVID-19 case in a resident in the service area or Greater Sudbury, Sudbury District, and Manitoulin District, the 69th positive case in the area overall.
Through contact tracing, Public Health will notify all close contacts directly. If you are not contacted by Public Health, you are not considered a close contact.
Case number 69 is a woman in her 30s who was tested on July 21. She is currently self-isolating. The woman is an employee at Extendicare Falconbridge, the health unit stated in a later news release.
It is unknown at this time how the woman became exposed to the virus.
All residents who are planning to travel should be aware that COVID-19 is still circulating at different levels around the province. The safest options are to stay in the area of your home community or to stay in the region.
- For anyone who has recently travelled, visit the Public Health Agency of Canada website for updates on COVID-19 exposures.
- If you think you have travelled somewhere (within or outside of Ontario) where you may have been exposed to COVID-19, call 705-522-9200 (toll-free 1-866-522-9200).
- Anyone who has travelled outside of Canada is directed to self-isolate for 14 days from their arrival in Canada.
Updates about COVID-19 testing, confirmed cases, and outbreaks in Greater Sudbury, the District of Sudbury, and the District of Manitoulin are posted online.
For more information or if you have questions or concerns, please visit phsd.ca/COVID-19 or call Public Health Sudbury & Districts at 705.522.9200 (toll-free 1-866-522-9200).
Visit Ontario’s website to learn more about the province’s response to COVID-19.