New confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported by TBDHU (3 of 5 Noted Previously in Lac des Iles Mine Facebook post)

April 13, 2020 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting 3 new cases of COVID-19 in residents in the TBDHU Region.

These cases are part of the 5 cases noted April 12, 2020 associated with Lac Des Iles Mine, the remaining two positives do not live within the TBDHU Region. No other positive cases have been received as of 3:30 April 13, 2020.

Details of Confirmed Cases

Case Number Age Group Gender Exposure Category Status Episode Date (dd/mm/yy) Area
Case #34 50s M Lac des Ile Mine Self-Isolating 08/04/20 Thunder Bay and Surrounding Areas
Case #35 20s M Lac des Ile Mine Self-Isolating 06/04/20 Thunder Bay and Surrounding Areas
Case #36 30s M Lac des Ile Mine Self-Isolating 04/04/20 Thunder Bay and Surrounding Areas

*Episode date corresponds to earliest date reported according to following order: symptom onset date, specimen collection date, laboratory testing date, date reported to TBDHU

 

Details of Affected Flights

  • Not Applicable at this time

 

All people who have travelled outside of Canada are directed to self-isolate for 14 days from their arrival in Canada.

If you think you may have COVID-19 symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has it, first self-isolate and then use Ontario's Self-Assessment Tool to see if you need to seek further care.

Visit TBDHU's website for more information or contact TBDHU at (807) 625-5900 or toll-free: 1-888-294-6630.

The Public Health Agency of Canada posts information on COVID-19 exposures on flights, cruise ships, and mass gatherings.

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

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For more information - Health Unit Media: news@tbdhu.com.

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