SUDBURY -- Officials with the Algoma Public Health Unit are confirming an additional case of COVID-19.

According to health officials, the individual is believed to have been exposed to the virus as a close contact of another confirmed case. They are now self-isolating.

This marks the 58th case of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

Just one week ago, the health unit saw its single highest daily count yet, with eight COVID-19 cases reported. When adding today’s count in, health officials also appear to have marked a few previous cases as resolved.