APH reporting 43 new cases of COVID-19 today, just shy of 400 currently active cases

COVID-19 in Algoma

Algoma Public Health (APH) is reporting forty three (43) new cases of COVID-19 today (#1,209 – 1,251), 42 from Sault Ste. Marie and area and 1 from Central & East Algoma. The number of active cases has climbed to 397 with the number of hospitalized cases decreasing by 1 to total 10.

The number of confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic reached 1,251 with 854 of those cases now reported to be resolved.

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

The newly reported cases acquired their infection as follows:

  • 18 are close contacts of confirmed cases
  • 11 have an unknown source of infection
  • 14 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)


cases (3)
Deceased (4)
195,986 1,251 397 10 854 16
Updated: December 3, 2021, 7:20 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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