Three new cases of COVID-19 reported in Renfrew County

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Three new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Renfrew County on Monday, with all three students at two area schools. 

The Renfrew and County District Health Unit said one student had tested positive at Bishop Smith Catholic High School in Pembroke and two students had tested positive at Valour JK-12 School in Petawawa. 

All three students remain in self-isolation and high risk contacts have been notified, according to the Health Unit, while the schools remain open for in-person learning. 

Two people also recovered from the virus on Monday, leaving 16 active cases as of Tuesday morning. No patients are in hospitals. 

Ontario reported 948 new cases Monday and seven new deaths because of the virus, while 328 remained in hospital including 75 in intensive care.