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Public Health Sudbury confirms 42nd case of COVID-19

It is not clear at this time how the most recent case contracted the virus

Public Health Sudbury and Districts confirmed the 42nd case of COVID-19 in the area on Sunday.

The most recent case is a Greater Sudbury man in his 40s who was tested on April 17* and has since been instructed to self-isolate.

This individual is not believed to have contracted the virus through international travel or close contact with a confirmed case. 

If you think you may have COVID-19 symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has it, first self-isolate, then contact an assessment centre or use the online self-assessment tool to see if you need to seek further care.

Anyone who travelled in the last 14 days is encouraged to visit the Public Health Agency of Canada website for daily updates on COVID-19 exposures on flights, cruise ships, and mass gatherings.

Those who has travelled outside of Canada are directed to self-isolate for 14 days from their arrival in Canada.

For more information on self-isolation, self-assessment, and assessment centres visit or call Public Health Sudbury & Districts at 705.522.9200 (toll-free 1.866.522.9200).

*Public Health Sudbury and Districts has updated its report to correct the testing date previously stated to have taken place on March 17.