Public Health reported 8 new COVID-19 cases in Sudbury and District Friday. The active case count here is 56. Public Health also reported three new low-risk public exposures at the Garson Arena, Fionn MacCool's and Buzzy Brown's. People at these locations should isolate if not vaccinated.
Public Health Sudbury is reporting three more low-risk public exposures to COVID-19. One at Surplus Furniture on Falconbridge, another at a second social gathering near Ecole secondaire in Hanmer and a concert at the Grotto September 12. Isolate if not fully vaccinated and get tested if symptomatic.
Three more possible COVID exposures in Sudbury. The September 7, 8 pm screening of Shang-Chi at Silver City, indoor diners at Kelsey's on the Kingsway September 10 from 6 to 8 pm and NORCAT on Maley Drive Friday from 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. Public Health says isolate and get a test if you're symptomatic.
Public Health Sudbury and Districts reported a potential low-risk exposure to COVID-19 for anyone who was at East Side Mario’s on Lasalle this past Monday September 6 between 4:00 and 8:00 pm. They suggest self monitoring for 10 days from that date and isolation and testing if symptoms develop.
Officials in Wiikwemkoong First Nation on Manitoulin Island are warning of a recent high-risk exposure to COVID-19. The community's Facebook page reported the exposure took place at a social gathering at 1900 Wikwemikong Way July 31, including the Zipp-Thru Gas Bar and Hiawatha’s Food Truck.
Public Health Sudbury and Districts is reporting possible COVID exposure on two Ontario Northland busses. Routes 2306 and 5401 left Toronto Union Station at 11:30 pm July 14, travelling to North Bay and Sudbury. If you were on either, self monitor for 14 days and isolate if you show symptoms.
Public Health Sudbury and Districts reported Friday that the Delta variant is now dominant in this area. Since July 1, 70% of new cases in Sudbury and Districts are the more transmissible, dangerous strain of the virus. Public Health says it is more important than ever to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Greater Sudbury joined the rest of Ontario entering Stage 3 of the pandemic reopening plan this morning. Gyms, cinemas, theatres, museums and nightspots can reopen for indoor service, restaurants can open for indoor dining and social gatherings up to 25 people indoors and 100 outdoors are allowed.
Public Health Sudbury and Districts is offering a "Pop-Up" COVID 19 vaccine clinic today at Moonlight Beach from now to 5:00 pm. They'll have up to 125 Pfizer doses and 180 Moderna for anyone eligible for a first or second shot. Get more information at the Public Health Sudbury website.
Starting Monday, youth aged 12 and over across Ontario who received their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine more than 28 days ago are eligible to book online for an appointment to receive their second dose. Those who book online must pay attention to the age eligibility noted for clinics.
Starting Monday, June 28, anyone 18 and over in Sudbury and Districts who got a 1st dose mRNA vaccine will be eligible to book a second dose ahead of schedule. Public Health has expanded 2nd dose eligibility for its walk-in clinics to anyone aged 18 with certain conditions. Details at phsd.ca
Beginning June 14, residents of Sudbury and districts will be able to get COVID-19 shots without an appointment. Anyone eligible for their first or second dose can go to these walk-in clinics. The first clinic will be June 14 (Monday) at the Carmichael Arena starting at 9:00 am.
The Toronto Star reported June 12 that 127 Ontario cases of the Delta COVID-19 variant have been linked to an outbreak at Nunavut's Baffinland mine. Over 1200 workers flew to homes across the country, including Sudbury, after the outbreak. Public Health advised of the high-risk exposure May 29th.
For the first time since...What seems like a long, long time, Sudbury has LESS than 30 active, known COVID cases.
Also, Ontario logged fewer than 1,000 cases by end of day Monday. That's the first time we've seen that in nearly three months.
Public Health Sudbury advises workers at Baffinland Mary River Mine in Nunavut to self isolate and get tested if they've worked there since April 30. Baffinland suspended operations May 5 and, as of then, Nunavut Public Health has identified 23 active cases connected to a COVID outbreak at the mine.
As for the COVID case count in Ontario, we saw the lowest one-day total yesterday since early March...Just a little over a thousand...
Here in Sudbury, still just 31 active, known cases as of Wednesday morning.
Ontario recorded 16 hundred new cases Tuesday. That's the lowest single day total in almost two months...but testing was also down.
As for us here in Sudbury, our decline continues as well...Just 50 active, known cases after ZERO new cases were confirmed.