APH reports the region’s 16th death, 29 new confirmed cases today

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COVID-19 in Algoma

Algoma Public Health (APH) is reporting the region’s 16th death related to COVID-19 today.

“It is with great sadness that today we are reporting the region’s 16th death related to COVID-19. Out of respect for the family, no further information is being shared.”

In addition, APH is reporting twenty nine (29) new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#1,122 – 1,150), all from Sault Ste. Marie and area. The number of hospitalized cases decreased by 7, bring that total to 9.

Due to ongoing large volumes of cases and the need to streamline processes, APH is transitioning to a simplified format for reporting new cases of COVID-19 in Algoma.

There are currently 353 active cases.

The newly reported cases acquired their infection as follows:

  • 17 are close contacts of confirmed cases
  • 3 have an unknown source of infection
  • 9 are still being investigated to determine their source of infection

With increasing rates of COVID-19 in Algoma, we are receiving assistance from case and contact managers who may be from the provincial workforce or a partner health unit. If you are a case or a high-risk contact, you may receive a call from a case/contact manager from outside of Algoma Public Health.

Status of cases in Algoma

Tested (1) Confirmed
cases (2)
Active
cases
Currently

hospitalized

Resolved
cases (3)
Deceased (4)
193,827 1,150 378 9 772 16
Updated: November 30, 2021, 6:10 PM

 

Important information:

Critical Actions:

Due to ongoing extremely high COVID-19 activity in Algoma, and especially in the municipality of Sault Ste. Marie, Algoma Public Health is taking further action to curb the spread of the virus, prevent severe illness and death in our communities, and protect health system capacity.

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