Five new cases of COVID Thursday – –

Five new cases of COVID Thursday – –

Adult vaccinations have reached the 70 percent mark.

The North Bay Health Unit is reporting five new cases of COVID today, bringing the total to 472 since the start of the pandemic.

There are 22 active cases, all in the Nipissing District.

Adult vaccinations have reached the 70 percent mark.

Meanwhile, the Health Unit today released a new COVID-19 guide on the summer activities page on its website.

See: Health Unit publishes information on how to safely participate in summer activities

It was also announced that there will be no in-person graduation ceremonies locally this year. Instead, graduates will attend virtual events.

See: All graduation ceremonies will be virtual this year

The Timiskaming Health Unit reports no new cases but two active cases.

Sudbury Health Unit reports one new case and 19 active cases.

The Simcoe Muskoka Health Unit reports eight new cases. There are 222 active cases.

Beginning June 14, Ontario will accelerate second doses for communities particularly affected by COVID-19 and its variants, particularly communities with the highest rates of the Delta variant (B.1.617), such as the region of Timmins.

See: Ontario Accelerates Second Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine in Sensitive Areas


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