No new COVID cases, two testing clinics open Friday


No new cases of COVID-19 were reported by the Renfrew County District Health Unit on Thursday. 

Seven active cases remain in the area as of Friday morning with no patients in hospital. 

Ontario reported a single-day record of 797 new cases on Thursday and also set a new high for tests being completed. 

Two testing sites are open in Renfrew County on Friday by appointment-only in Petawawa and in Arnprior. 

The Petawawa Civic Centre is holding the clinic from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and in Arnprior at 91 Meehan Street from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Those with questions about testing are asked to take an online self-assessment and contact the Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre.