Nipissing University is reporting a COVID-19 outbreak.
Contract tracing has been underway since Tuesday when the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit declared a community outbreak. That announcement came after six people connected to the university tested positive.
To date, that outbreak involves 14 cases.
In a statement made by a representative of Nipissing, they stated one of these cases includes a positive case in residence. The student has been moved into a quarantine suite.
Nipissing is supporting the student in quarantine with access to food and any other supports they require to ensure their health and well-being.
The health unit declared this institution as a COVID-19 outbreak.
The university went on to say that all 14 people are self-isolating and the health unit is doing contract tracing to find other people who may have been infected.
On Thursday morning, the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit was reporting 14 active cases of COVID-19 in the district, which means all active cases are connected to the university.