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APH reporting three new COVID cases

APH is currently reporting six active cases in the Algoma region
This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.

Algoma Public Health is reporting three new COVID-19 cases in the Algoma region, all in the Elliot Lake area.

The new cases bring the total number of cases in the region since the beginning of the pandemic to 199.

Case No. 197, tested on Feb. 26, is under the exposure category of close contact, meaning the individual was infected through close contact with another known confirmed case.

Cases 198 and 199, both tested on Feb. 25, are in the unknown exposure category, meaning they did not have any recent international travel or close contact with a known confirmed case.

All three individuals are currently self isolating.

APH is currently reporting six active cases in the region with two people hospitalized.