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Public Health Sudbury and Districts is reporting a new positive case of COVID-19 in Greater Sudbury.

Health officials say the individual contracted the virus through an unknown exposure. That is often a sign of community exposure, according to experts.

The individual was tested on Oct. 30 and is self-isolating.

There are currently 7 active cases of COVID-19 in the district and this marks the 126th case reported by Public Health Sudbury and Districts since the pandemic began.

Close contacts identified through contact tracing will be notified directly by Public Health.

Updates about COVID-19 testing, confirmed cases and outbreaks in Greater Sudbury, the District of Sudbury, and the District of Manitoulin are posted online.

For more information or if you have questions or concerns, please visit phsd.ca/COVID-19 or call Public Health Sudbury & Districts at 705.522.9200 (toll-free 1.866.522.9200).