Issued: Sunday, June 6, 2021
The Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) is reporting thirty eight new COVID-19 cases among residents in the health unit area.Ten cases are in Timmins, twenty five are in the James and Hudson Bay region, two in the Cochrane, Matheson, Iroquois Falls & Smooth Rock Falls region and one in the Kapuskasing, Opasatika, Val Rita-Harty, Moonbeam & Fauquier-Strickland region. Twenty four cases are contacts of a case and fourteen cases are under investigation.
Stay home and self-isolate if:
If you think you may have COVID-19 symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has it, first self-isolate and complete the on-line COVID-19 Self-Assessment to determine your next steps.
If testing is required, seek testing through one of the assessment centres across Ontario. You can also call the Porcupine Health Unit at 705-267-1181 or toll-free at 1-800-461-1818.
Visit Ontario’s website to learn more about how the province continues to protect Ontarians from COVID-19.