THUNDER BAY -- The Thunder Bay District Health Unit says a 67th person has died from complications associated with COVID-19.
The heath unit announced the latest death on Friday, saying an additional 34 COVID-19 cases have been diagnosed in the district, bringing the active case count to 127, the most since April 7, when there were 148.
Twenty-three of the new cases are considered close contact to other cases, while seven involve travel outside of Northwestern Ontario. The origin of four cases is still pending.
Twenty-nine of the cases are considered to reside in Thunder Bay and surrounding communities and five live in First Nation communities.
There is one additional case in hospital.
Five cases previously announced are now considered to be resolved, with one other case previously announced removed from the district count.
There have been 3,642 cases since the pandemic began the District of Thunder Bay, with 3,558 of those considered resolved.