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Sudbury health unit reporting eight new confirmed cases of COVID-19

There are now 73 active cases being monitored by public health 
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The mid-week COVID-19 update in Sudbury reveals there are eight newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the city.

The mid-week COVID-19 update in Sudbury reveals there are eight newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the city.

There were no new deaths reported. The new case count means there have been 410 confirmed cases in the local jurisdiction since the case count began in March of 2020. 

There are also 337 resolved cases meaning there are 73 active cases currently being monitored by the health unit. 

Public Health Sudbury and Districts reports that of the new cases, all eight were found to have occurred within the Greater Sudbury area. 

As for the causes of the new cases, PHSD reports that 10 cases are attributed to outbreak, meaning that previously undetermined cases were added to the daily update sheet. There were also four new cases determined to be the result of close contact of a confirmed case and six cases with information pending or missing. 

At Health Sciences North, the daily hospital update page for January 20, 2021 revealed that there are eight confirmed COVID cases at the hospital, with none assigned to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). There are an additional eight other admitted patients being investigated for the coronavirus. One is in the ICU and the seven others are assigned to other units in the hospital. 

At the provincial level today, the Ontario government daily website reported there were 2655 new confirmed COVID-19 cases across the province.    Also today, the province reported 89 new deaths had occurred in the previous 24 hours.