Public Health Sudbury and Districts (PHSD) has reported 47 new cases of COVID-19 in the local jurisdiction for Nov. 25.
The health unit is also reporting there are now 274 active cases that are being monitored. Also, since the PHSD began tracking COVID-19 cases just over 20 months ago, there have been 3,676 total COVID-19 cases confirmed locally. PHSD also said 3,402 of those cases are now resolved. Details are on the local summary page.
As for the possible location of the new cases, PHSD said 39 new cases were reported to have occurred in Greater Sudbury and eight cases were assigned to the rural Sudbury district.
With respect to the possible causes of new and recent cases, PHSD reported seven new cases related to outbreak, 26 new cases related to close contact of confirmed cases, 11 cases with no known epidemiological link and three cases that are under investigation.
PHSD also reported general demographics each day about the ages of people who are becoming infected.
Epidemiological data showed that the majority of local cases are persons in the 20 to 39 age category with 1,314 total cases (An increase of 13).
There were also 937 cases for the 19 and under age group (An increase of 23).
The next highest number was 862 for the 40-59 age group (An increase of eight).
Seniors in the 60 to 79 age group amounted to 422 cases total (An increase of three).
People aged 80 and over are currently the lowest category with 133 cases (No increase).
There were no cases listed in the unspecified age category.
Note: The numbers above might not correspond to other numbers being reported because the health unit does not report fresh numbers daily, as they happen. Some of the numbers are delayed.
With respect to COVID-19 testing, PHSD said there have been 324,124 total tests carried out locally since the pandemic began, an increase of 1,405 since the last report on Wednesday. With respect to vaccination numbers, PHSD reported there were 273,990 total accumulated vaccines (first and second dose) given in the local jurisdiction. This also included 125,709 of those who are fully vaccinated.
The health unit has also reported there are several active local outbreaks and several recent exposure risks. This includes DMC Mining Services at Glencore Craig Mine. For information on school and bus outbreaks and cases, click here. More details can be found on the daily COVID summary page. Just scroll to the bottom of the summary page to COVID-19 Outbreaks. It also includes locations where outbreaks have been declared over.
Also, at Sudbury's Health Sciences North, there are 19 patients with confirmed COVID-19 at the hospital, said the hospital website. Six of those patients are in the intensive care unit. In addition to this there are 14 admitted patients "being tested" for COVID-19. HSN said one of the 14 patients was admitted to the ICU (Intensive Care Unit).
On the provincial COVID-19 roster today, the Ontario government daily website reported 748 new confirmed COVID-19 cases across the province. Also today, the province reported five new COVID-19 deaths.