Algoma Public Health: New Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Algoma

COVID-19 in Algoma

Algoma Public Health is reporting a new COVID-19 case in a resident in the Algoma district. A male in his 50s was tested on March 28th with the results confirming positive for COVID-19. It is believed that the male contracted the virus due to close contact and currently in self-isolation.

This is the sixth confirmed case to date.

All people who have travelled outside of Canada are directed to self-isolate for 14 days from their arrival in Canada.

The Public Health Agency of Canada posts information on COVID-19 exposures on flights, cruise ships and mass gatherings.

Visit SaultOnline’s COVID-19 Flatten the Curve page for a list of credible resources and information.


  1. Like close contact with a shopping cart at the grocery store? Close contact in a line where people weren’t 6ft apart at the pharmacy? Close contact with a gas pump? Or from someone they’re quarantined with whose also positive.

    Is it community spread and they just dont want to say it?

    No names needed but details help everyone. Ssm could use a dose of fear and reality to change some hard headed behaviours and attitudes

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