Daily update on the status of COVID-19 in the Thunder Bay District Health Unit

May 8, 2021 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting 5 (five) new COVID-19 cases in residents in the TBDHU Region. Current active cases is 37.

Cases Changes since previous report*  
New +5
  • 2 close contact
  • 2 No known exposure
  • 1 Pending

4 Thunder Bay and Surrounding Areas

1 First Nation community

Resolved +9  
Active cases in hospital No change  
Deaths No change  
Cases with Variants of Concern (VOCs) identified +7  

*Reports are completed daily in the morning, except when otherwise noted. Exceptions may be made for holiday times.

**Note that all COVID-19-positive specimens in Ontario are tested for mutations present on VOCs. This testing occurs after the positive result is reported to public health. Therefore, any change in the number of cases with VOCs identified reported in daily PSAs would be for cases reported in previous PSAs.


Additional information on the status of COVID-19 cases in the Thunder Bay District Health Unit area is available at the TBDHU Website.

For more information or if you have questions, please visit the TBDHU Website or contact TBDHU at (807) 625-5900 or toll-free: 1-888-294-6630.

Visit Ontario's website to learn more about how the province continues to protect Ontarians from COVID-19.


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