APH reports 19 new cases of COVID-19, 371 active cases

0
COVID-19 in Algoma

Algoma Public Health (APH) is reporting nineteen (19) new confirmed cases of COVID-19 today (#1,190 – 1,208), 18 from Sault Ste. Marie and area and 1 from Elliot Lake and area. The number of active cases increased to 371 with 2 more hospitalizations bringing that number to 11.

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.

The newly reported cases acquired their infection as follows:

  • 7 are close contacts of confirmed cases
  • 7 have an unknown source of infection
  • 5 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)
195,151 1,208 371 11 837 16
Updated: December 2, 2021, 6:15 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.

Learn more: