Two new cases of COVID-19 in Renfrew County, five active cases

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Two new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Renfrew County on Monday, the fifth and sixth cases confirmed in the area in the previous seven days. 

The two new cases were listed as community cases, according to data from the Renfrew County and District Health Unit, in both Renfrew and Arnprior. 

It moves the number of active cases in the region to five but no one has been hospitalized because of the virus in the recent batch of cases. 

The data also confirmed a COVID-19 case confirmed at Fellowes High School on Friday was detected in a staff member at the school. 

The Health Unit urges all residents who have symptoms of COVID-19 to get tested, while encouraging those who don't feel well to stay home from work or school.