APH reports two low-risk exposures and 39 new cases of COVID-19 today

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Algoma Public Health (APH) is reporting thirty nine (39) new confirmed cases of COVID-19 today (#1,151 – 1,189), 37 from Sault Ste. Marie and area, 1 from Elliot Lake and area and another from Central and East Algoma. Despite the new cases, the number of active cases fell to 361 and the number of hospitalized cases remains unchanged at 9.

In addition, APH is also reporting low-risk exposures at the following locations:

Tim Horton’s
335 John St.
Sault Ste. Marie, ON

November 30, 2021
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Montana’s BBQ and Bar

89 Foster Dr.
Sault Ste. Marie, ON

November 27, 2021
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Actions to take:

Any individual who was present on the date and times listed in the potential low-risk exposure is asked to:

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:

  • 27 are close contacts of confirmed cases
  • 8 have an unknown source of infection
  • 1 acquired infection after international travel
  • 3 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)
194,540 1,189 361 9 828 16
Updated: December 1, 2021, 6:45 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: