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89th COVID-19 case confirmed in region

It's in the Hearst, Hornepayne area
2020-05-11 PHU building
The Porcupine Health Unit. Maija Hoggett/TimminsToday

The Porcupine Health Unit is reporting the 89th confirmed COVID-19 case in the region.

It is a person between the ages of 40 and 59 in the Hearst, Hornepayne area. The person was tested Oct. 15 and is in self-isolation. The exposure investigation is ongoing.

This is the second case of the virus reported in that area this week. 

Of the 89 confirmed case, 77 people have recovered and nine people have died. There are three known active cases.

To access COVID-19 testing, call your health care provider or the health unit. 

The COVID-19 information line can be reached at 705-267-1181 or 1-800-461-1818

There are COVID-19 assessment centres in Timmins, Cochrane, Iroquois Falls, Kapuskasing, Smooth Rock Falls, Hearst, and Hornepayne. 


Maija Hoggett

About the Author: Maija Hoggett

Maija Hoggett is an experienced journalist who covers Timmins and area
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