First COVID-19 case in James and Hudson Bay region recorded
Porcupine Health Unit in Timmins. Apr/20 (Lydia Chubak/CTV Northern Ontario)
In a Sept. 12 news release, the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) reported its 76th case of COVID-19 since the pandemic began. It is the first recorded case in the James Bay and Hudson Bay region.
The individual is between the age of 20 and 40-years-old and was tested on Sept. 7. They are now self-isolating.
Health officials haved not categorized the exposure and say the investigation is still on-going.
There are now three active cases of COVID-19 in the PHU district.
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