SIOUX LOOKOUT, Ont. – The Northwestern Health Unit reported four new confirmed cases of COVID-19 Sunday, with three in its Rainy River region and one in the Kenora region.
Both are large areas encompassing over a dozen communities, which are fully listed on the health unit's website.
Anyone identified as a contact for the new cases will be contacted directly, the NWHU said.
It is not known whether the cases reported Sunday are connected with new cases at two long-term care homes in Fort Frances and Emo, both of which fall in the Rainy River region.
There were 12 cases active in NWHU territory as of Friday, down from 28 a week before. That included 7 in the Rainy River region, 3 in the Kenora region, and 2 in the Dryden/Red Lake region.
The NWHU does not update its public data over the weekend.