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COVID-19 by the numbers in northeastern Ontario

There are now 87 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in northeastern Ontario. The Algoma Public Health Unit announced its tenth case Thursday afternoon.

Here's how the COVID-19 pandemic looks in northeastern Ontario

As of April 8, there are 87 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in northeastern Ontario. Here they are broken down by health unit:

As of April 9:

  • According to health unit data, there are at least 37 resolved cases in the region.
  • A total of 3 people have died from COVID-19 in the northeast region.
  • Northeast health units are reporting that slightly more than 3,000 tests have been conducted for the COVID-19 virus.

Confirmed COVID-19 cases by age

Under 20 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90+
4 5 12 7 24 20 12 3 0

 

 

 

 

You can read more details about those cases below, including information from a variety of health units covering a number of communities including Sudbury, Timmins, the Temiskaming-region, Sault Ste. Marie and North Bay.

Public Health Sudbury & Districts 

  1. A man in his 50s tested positive after attending the annual Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada conference in Toronto. The health unit says he recovered at home in self-isolation.
  2. A woman in her 60s tested positive after being in close contact with the first confirmed case in the Sudbury-area. Health officials say she recovered at home in self-isolation and didn't require hospitalization.
  3. Health officials say a woman in her 40s tested positive after international travel. She travelled from Geneva to Montreal. From there, she travelled to Toronto and then to Sudbury.
  4. After returning from Florida, a woman in her 70s tested positive for COVID-19. Officials say she is recovering at home in self-isolation.
  5. A male in his 20s. He is a close contact of a confirmed case elsewhere in Ontario. He was assessed and tested on March 21. He's been discharged home to begin self-isolation.
  6. A man in his 30s. He is a close contact of a confirmed case elsewhere in Ontario. He was assessed and tested on March 21. He's been discharged home to begin self-isolation.
  7. A man in his 50s was tested on March 21 after travelling to Florida. On March 16 he travelled from Fort Lauderdale into Hamilton on Swoop flight W0719. Passengers in rows 19-23 and flight crew who might have served those rows are now considered close contacts. The man is now in self-isolation at home.
  8. A man and woman, both in their 50s tested positive for the virus. The couple were on a cruise ship in Australia, and then flew from Sydney, Australia to San Francisco on Mar 19 on Quantas Airline flight QF73. The couple also flew Air Canada flight AC742 on Mar 19 from San Francisco to Toronto. Both are self-isolating at home. These cases are in the health unit's Manitoulin district.
  9. See above
  10. This case is a woman in her 20s in Sudbury who is believed to have contracted the virus through international travel. She was tested on March 24 and is at home, self-isolating. No flights are associated with this case.
  11. A woman in her 30s who contracted the virus through close contact. She was tested March 28. She is self-isolating.
  12. Case number 12 is a woman in her 60s. Both domestic travel and close contact are listed as reasons for exposure. She is self-isolating in Sudbury.
  13. A woman in her 50s is currently hospitalized. She contracted the virus through a close contact.
  14. A man in his 50s has been hospitalized and at this point, there's no information about how he contracted the virus.
  15. An individual under the age of 19. They contracted the virus from a close contact and are now self-isolating in Sudbury.
  16. A man in his 60s who contracted the virus through international travel. He is self-isolating at home in the Sudbury district.
  17. A man in his 50s, who is self-isolating in Sudbury following international travel and close contact with a known case.
  18. This is man in his 70s, who died, after testing positive for COVID-19 on March 30. He had travelled internationally. The health unit is releasing no further details out of respect for his family.
  19. A man in his 30s is in self-isolation after testing for COVID-19 on March 27 in Greater Sudbury.  PHSD said he had travelled internationally.
  20. A female in her 50s tested on March 26 is currently in self-isolation. PHSD said she has a history of international travel. 
  21. A female in her 70s with both close contact with an infected person and a history of international travel has tested positive for COVID-10. PHSD says she is currently in self-isolation.
  22. A man in his 50s tested positive for COVID-19. He has a history of international travel and is currently in self-isolation. 
  23. A woman in her 60s is currently in self-isolation. She was tested on March 27. She has a history of international travel and also had close contact with an infected person.
  24. A person under the age of 19 who was in close contact with an infected person is currently in self-isolation.
  25. A woman in her 40s who came into close contact with an infected person is currently in self-isolation after testing positive for the virus.
  26. A woman in her 70s has been hospitalized after testing positive for the virus on April 1st. She is believed to have been exposed during international travel.
  27. A man in his 40s from Greater Sudbury tested positive for the virus on April 3, and is self-isolating. Officials say the source of his exposure is unknown.
  28. A woman in her 20s from Greater Sudbury tested positive for the virus on April 5, and is self-isolating. She is believed to have been exposed during international travel.

Note: Public Health Sudbury and Districts reports one person has died from COVID-19, while 16 patients who previously tested positive are now considered resolved..

Porcupine Health Unit (Timmins-area)

  1. A man in his 50s tested positive after international travel. Officials say he's at home recovering in self-isolation.
  2. A man and a woman, both in their 50s, tested positive. Health officials say they were in close contact with one another. Neither had travelled internationally. The woman was admitted to hospital while the man was released to recover at home in self-isolation.
  3. See above
  4. The health unit says a man in his 70s tested positive after returning from Texas. After testing positive, he was sent home to recover in self-isolation.
  5. A woman in her 40s has been diagnosed with COVID-19 in Timmins. The health unit believes the case is linked to international travel but has no concerns about links to others on any flights.The individual remains in self-isolation at home.
  6. A woman in her 50s in Cochrane, and the first case to be diagnosed in the Porcupine Health Unit catchment area outside of Timmins. It's believed the case is linked to international travel and contact with another case under investigation by the health unit. She is currently in Lady Minto hospital in Cochrane.
  7. A man in his thirties is the seventh positive case of COVID-19. The Porcupine Health Unit says there is no reported link to international travel or contact with any other cases. They are therefore considering this to be a sign of local transmission. The man went to the Emergency Department at Lady Minto Hospital in Cochrane on Mar 22, where he was assessed and tested. The man remains stable, at home and in self-isolation.
  8. The Porcupine Health Unit says one is connected to international travel, while the other two are connected to contact with another confirmed case of COVID-19 in the PHU area.
  9. see above
  10. see above
  11. A woman in her 60's who came in close contact with someone with the virus. She is self-isolating and was tested March 28.
  12. A woman in her 30's who was in close contact with a confirmed case and also travelled internationally. No flight information is provided. She was tested on March 26 and is in self-isolation.
  13. A woman in her 30s who is the close contact of a case and is in self-isolation. She was tested March 27.
  14. These are two boys under the age of ten who were in close contact with another confirmed positive case. They were tested March 27 and are in self-isolation.
  15. see above
  16. A man in his 40s who is a close contact of a confirmed case and in self-isolation after being tested March 27.
  17. A woman in her 60s from Timmins who has been admitted to hospital. Her case is under investigation. She was tested March 28.
  18. A woman in her 70s from Timmins who has been admitted to hospital. She was tested March 30th. Her case is also under investigation.
  19. A woman in her 60s who is a close contact of an existing case. She's self-isolating. The health unit says she's in the area of Cochrane, Matheson, Iroquois Falls, and Smooth Rock Falls.
  20. A man in his 60s who is a close contact of an existing case. He's self-isolating. The health unit says he is in the area of Cochrane, Matheson, Iroquois Falls, and Smooth Rock Falls.
  21. A man in his 60s in Timmins, who is now in self-isolation. The heath unit says investigation into how he caught the virus is ongoing.
  22. A man in his 60s has been admitted to hospital in Timmins. The investigation into how he contracted COVID-19 continues.
  23. A man in his 80s has been admitted to hospital in Timmins. The investigation into how he contracted COVID-19 continues.
  24.  A woman in her 50s has been admitted to hospital. The health unit says she is from outside of Timmins, elsewhere in the catchment area. The investigation into how she contracted the virus is ongoing.
  25. A woman in her 50s is at home in self-isolation in Timmins. She is a contact of a confirmed case.
  26. A man in his 60s is at home in self-isolation in Timmins. He is a contact of a confirmed case.
  27. A woman in her 30s is in self-isolation in Timmins. She is believed to have contracted the virus through international travel.
  28. A man in his 60s is in self isolation in Timmins. The investigation into how he contracted the virus is ongoing.
  29. A man in his 30s is in self-isolation after testing positive for the virus on April 1st. The health unit says he's from outside of Timmins. An investigation is underway into how the man contracted the virus.
  30. A woman in her 70s who is a contact of a known-positive case, and was tested on Friday, April 3. 
  31. A Timmins woman in her 40s, who is a close contact of a case. She was tested Friday, April 3.
  32. A woman in her 50s is in self-isolation in Timmins, having contracted the virus through community exposure. She was tested on April 4th.
  33. A woman in her 50s is in self-isolation in Timmins, having contracted the virus through close contact with a previous case.
  34. A man in his 80s has been admitted to hospital, having contracted the virus through close contact with a previous case.

The Porcupine Health Unit has confirmed two deaths in the region.

Timiskaming Health Unit

  1. A man in his 30s tested positive after being in close contact with another confirmed case, while outside the region. Officials have not said where the man was when he contracted the virus. He's at home recovering in self-isolation.
  2.  A female in her 30s, the wife of the man who was confirmed on March 24, 2020 as the first positive case in the district. She was subsequently tested on the same day. Officials say her result is a direct link to close contact with her husband and no new contacts were identified in this case. According to the health unit, she is currently in self-isolation and "doing well."
  3. A woman in her early 50s is currently in the Kirkland Lake and District Hospital where she is in stable condition. This case is linked to close contact with a positive case from outside the district.
  4. A man in his 50s tested positive for the virus after having close contact with another case. He is self-isolating at home.
  5. A man in his late teens tested positive after having close contact with another case. He is self-isolating at home.
  6. A man in his 70s is currently self-isolating. He was in contact with a confirmed case.
  7. A woman in her 70s is currently self-isolating. She was in contact with a confirmed case.

The Timiskaming Health Unit is reporting that two cases have since been resolved.

Algoma Health Unit

  1. A woman in her 50s tested positive after international travel. She landed at the Chippewa County Airport in Michigan and drove back to Ontario. After testing positive, she was sent home to recover in self-isolation.
  2. A woman in her 40s tested positive after international travel. She recently travelled to Michigan. She developed respiratory symptoms Mar 21. She went to Sault Area Hospital late on March 23, was tested March 24. Following testing, she was discharged home and remains in self-isolation.
  3. A man in his 60s tested positive after he travelled to a Toronto health care facility more than a month ago, and has since remained admitted under the care of the health professionals there.  There are no exposures within Algoma related to this case.
  4. A woman in her 60s tested positive after she recently travelled to Florida. She developed symptoms March 23, and returned to Algoma via a private vehicle on Mar 25. She was tested at Sault Area Hospital's assessment centre on March 26. She has remained in self-isolation at home, with no public exposures. All close contacts have been identified and notified.
  5. A man in his 20s with recent travel to Mexico, returning to Algoma on March 18.  He developed symptoms on March 20 and was tested through his family health team on March 23.  He has been in self-isolation since his return to Algoma and close contacts have been identified and notified. Additionally, anyone who travelled on Sunwing Airlines WG192 in rows 1-5 and the flight crew that served these rows are considered close contacts. They should contact Algoma Public Health, or their local public health unit. The flight was on March 18, 2020 from Cancun, Mexico to Kitchener to Sudbury.
  6. A man in his 50s who came in close contact with someone with a confirmed case. He is self-isolating.
  7. A woman in her 70s with a history of travel to the U.K. has tested positive and is currently in self-isolation. Anyone who travelled on Air Canada flight AC 869 in rows 18-22, and anyone who travelled on Air Canada AC 8611 in rows14-18 are considered close contacts.
  8. A woman in her 20s who came in close contact with another confirmed case. She is self-isolating.
  9. A woman in her 40's contracted the virus due to close contact and International travel. She is self-isolating. Individuals who may have travelled on the same flights on March 23rd as the seventh case and this woman who is the ninth case, are considered close contacts and directed to self-isolate.
  10. A man in his 60s, due to close contact with a confirmed case and international travel. He was tested on April 3 and is self-isolating.    

North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit

  1. A woman in her 60s tested positive after international travel to Egypt. She's at home recovering in self-isolation.
  2. A man and a woman both in their 70s were repatriated from a cruise ship by the Canadian government. They were transported to Canadian Forces Base in Trenton on March 10, where they were in quarantine for ten days. They developed symptoms while in quarantine and were isolated and tested positive. They are now recovering at home and will isolate until 14 days after their symptoms started.
  3. See above
  4. A man and woman both in their 60s recently travelled to Florida. They are both self-isolating. The health unit has not released any further details.
  5. See above
  6. A man in his 30s tested positive for the virus on March 29. The case is not connected to either travel or contact with another confirmed case. The health unit has labelled this a case of community transmission.
  7. A woman in her 80s is hospitalized with the virus after travelling to Mexico.
  8. A man in his 60s is hospitalized with the virus after travel to Arizona.

The North Bay Health Unit is reporting that five of these cases are now resolved.

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