NORTH BAY -- A man in his 30's is the first person in the North Bay Parry Sound district that has picked up the novel coronavirus through community transmission.

The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit confirmed the report on its website late Sunday afternoon.

The other five cases in the area are travel-related.

North Bay Parry Sound district's first positive case was reported on Thursday when a woman in her 60s returned home from Egypt and developed symptoms.

The man is currently self-isolating.