Public Health Sudbury and Districts (PHSD) reported today that one new COVID-19 related death has occurred in the Greater Sudbury area.
The information is included in the most recently updated COVID summary, which was released by PHSD Wednesday afternoon. The report said that while the death was COVID related, the official cause of death was still unknown.
This means that the official local death count now stands at 152 since the pandemic was declared in March 2020.
The latest summary also revealed there has been an increase of only 23 new cases since the previous summary was released on Monday.
In the Sudbury jurisdiction, there have been 16,108 COVID cases in the past 27 months. Of that number, 16,037 cases have been resolved, meaning there are only 71 active cases in the local health jurisdiction.
Health Sciences North reported there are 22 COVID cases at the hospital, of which five are in the intensive care unit.
There is one active COVID-19 outbreak in effect in Sudbury, which is at the Canadian Mental Health Association, Moonlight Avenue Home. This outbreak has been in effect since June 17.