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COVID-19: Here's the situation in the Sault today

Algoma Public Health has officially conducted over 100,000 COVID tests
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Algoma Public Health. Darren Taylor/SooToday

Algoma Public Health has not reported any new COVID-19 cases since Saturday.

Here are the latest COVID-19 numbers from Algoma Public Health, updated at 2:45 p.m. today:

  • 100,513 tested
  • 199 confirmed 
  • 5 active case
  • 1 currently hospitalized
  • 194 resolved
  • 4 deceased

According to data on, a University of Toronto-led website which collects and analyzes data from Ontario's COVID-19 cases, 79 per cent of ICU beds in Algoma Public Health's jurisdiction are currently occupied, and one COVID patient is in the ICU in the region.

There are no active cases in non-Algoma residents temporarily in the region.

The data also describes the community risk level for COVID-19 in our region as 'very low.'

Total confirmed cases by area of residence: 

  • 146 in Sault Ste. Marie and area, with evidence of community spread
  • 35 in central and east Algoma
  • 15 in Elliot Lake and area
  • 3 in north Algoma

Comparatively, in Chippewa County, which covers Sault Ste. Marie Mich. and surrounding area, the COVID-19 data as of Tuesday states:

  • 1,767 cumulative positives
  • 1,693 cumulative recovered
  • 27 deaths
  • 0 cases currently hospitalized