January 18, 2022 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting 86 (eighty six) new COVID-19 cases in residents in the TBDHU Region. Current active cases is 292.
NOTE: As of December 31, testing for COVID-19 has been limited to the most vulnerable individuals and individuals associated with the highest risk settings. This means that confirmed cases will significantly underestimate the true number of people with COVID-19 in the TBDHU region. From this point forward, case rates and percent positivity should not be compared to dates before these testing criteria changes.
In addition, through data quality checks, 3 cases reported previously by TBDHU were removed from the TBDHU case count. This will be reflected in the overall case count today.
|Cases||Changes since previous report*|
4 Household contact
7 Other close contact
24 No known exposure
2 Travel outside NWO
63 Thunder Bay and surrounding communities
7 District communities
16 First Nation communities
|Active cases in hospital||+1|
*Reports are completed daily in the morning, except when otherwise noted. Exceptions may be made for holiday times.
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.
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