Seven new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Greater Sudbury

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Public Health Sudbury and Districts reports seven new cases of COVID-19 in residents of the service area (Greater Sudbury, District of Sudbury and District of Manitoulin).

This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the region to 25. All cases have been exposed to the virus during international travel and / or close contact.

The last seven cases are all self-isolated, six in Greater Sudbury and one in the District of Sudbury.

  • Case number 19 is a man in his thirties who has been exposed to the virus while traveling internationally. It was tested on March 27.
  • Case number 20 is a woman in her 50s who has been exposed during international travel. It was tested on March 26.
  • Case number 21 is a woman in her sixties who has been exposed to international travel and close contact. It was tested on March 28.
  • Case number 22 is a man in his 50s who has been exposed to international travel. It was tested on March 30.
  • Case number 23 is a woman in her sixties who has been exposed to international travel and close contact. It was tested on March 27 and is the only case in the Sudbury district.
  • Case number 24 is a person under the age of 19 whose gender is not specified. They came into close contact with another case and were tested on March 31.
  • Case number 25 is a woman in her forties who came into close contact with another case. It was tested on April 1.

For anyone who has traveled in the past 14 days, visit the Public Health Agency of Canada website for daily updates on COVID-19 exposures on flights, cruise ships and mass gatherings.

In addition, Public Health updated its online reports today to indicate that two patients who previously tested positive are now considered “resolved” according to current public health criteria.

Updates on COVID-19 (a new coronavirus) for Greater Sudbury, the district of Sudbury and the district of Manitoulin are posted online as new developments arise.

Visit phsd.ca/COVID-19 for more information or call Sudbury & District Health at 705-522-9200 (toll free at 1.866.522.9200).

Visit the Ontario website for more information on the province’s response to COVID-19.

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