Three COVID-19 outbreaks in the region have been declared over by the Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU).
The outbreaks at Calvary Baptist Church in Emo, Sturgeon Creek Alternative Program school in Emo and the Husky Truck Stop in Dryden were declared over earlier this week.
The outbreak at the Husky Truck Stop in Dryden was declared on April 9, when three employees tested positive for COVID-19.
On April 15, a COVID-19 outbreak was declared at the Sturgeon Creek Alternative Program school, which impacted all students and staff.
On April 13, The Northwestern Health Unit declared a COVID-19 outbreak related to the Calvary Baptist Church in Emo after an Easter service. Five cases of the virus were confirmed, and all residents were asked to self-monitor for symptoms.
The NWHU said the outbreak at Calvary Baptist Church had been linked to a case at the New Gold mine in Rainy River on April 14. An outbreak at the New Gold mine was declared on April 20 and this outbreak is ongoing, but no new cases have linked to this outbreak have been announced since April 22.
The outbreak at McMunn & Yates Building Supplies in Fort Frances was declared on April 24 and is still ongoing. It's unclear how many people are affected by this outbreak.
Anyone with any COVID-19 symptoms or who has been in contact with a positive case of the virus is asked to self-isolate, get tested and remain in isolation until your test results are known.