Algoma Public Health has just reported two new cases of COVID-19 here in the Algoma District due to close contact. Both residents are currently self-isolating with close contacts having been notified.
Although the location of these two cases within the Algoma District has not been reported, the APH website states that “Exposure is evidence of community spread in southern Ontario”. This marks the 36th and 37th reported cases within our district.
APH would like to remind residents in the 21 communities across the Algoma District of the following:
- Practice physical distancing
- Limit/know and track your close contacts
- If you feel sick, stay home
- Wash hands frequently and thoroughly
- Wear a mask in enclosed public space
There have been 46,896 tests administered to date across the Algoma District with 37 residents having tested positive. Of those tested positive, 32 have been in the Sault Ste. Marie area with the remainder in Central and East Algoma. There have been no positive cases reported in North Algoma.