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Public Health confirms new COVID-19 case, linked to outbreak at daycare

One more case resolved since yesterday, but now there are still seven active cases
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This means there are still seven active cases, despite an additional case being resolved since yesterday’s update. No one in Sudbury is hospitalized for the virus.

Meanwhile, Public Health Ontario has confirmed 1,780 new cases of COVID-19 today, which is 44 fewer than yesterday. There were 1,824 cases reported on Thursday.

With 112 active known cases reported by Thunder Bay District Health Unit, Thunder Bay remains the hotspot in Northern Ontario, as it has for the past two week. The city has reported 358 total cases. Currently, there are five people hospitalized for COVID-19, one of whom is in the ICU.

There are 145 total active cases across the North.

Of today's new cases, most are confined to the Greater Toronto Area. There are 433 new cases confirmed in Peel Region, 633 cases in Toronto, and 152 in York Region. That represents 1,218 — or 68 per cent — of the new lab-confirmed cases reported over the past 24 hours.

Public Health Sudbury & Districts is reminding everyone to follow public health measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The safest options are to limit close contact to your own household members, stay home and do not attend work or school when ill, avoid non-essential travel, and remember to practise physical distancing, wear your mask, and wash your hands. 

For all outings, continue to screen yourself for symptoms and practise COVID-safe behaviours.

For more information or if you have questions, please visit phsd.ca/COVID-19 or call Public Health Sudbury & Districts at 705.522.9200 (toll-free 1.866.522.9200).