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COVID-19: Here's the situation in Timmins today

No new cases or recoveries reported
2020-05-11 PHU building
The Porcupine Health Unit. Maija Hoggett/TimminsToday

No new COVID-19 cases or recoveries were reported by the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) today.

To date, the health unit is aware of 7,714 tests being done in the region, which is an increase of 201 from the last report. There are 243 tests under investigation.

So far, there have been 67 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the PHU area. Of those, 57 are resolved and eight people have died. There are two known active cases.

Provincially, 157 new cases and 148 recoveries were reported by Public Health Ontario today. There have been 35,068 lab-confirmed cases of COVID in Ontario, and 30,344 of those cases are now reported recovered. There are 2,052 active cases of the virus in Ontario.

For Canada Day, the local celebration has moved online. See the list of pre-recorded videos that will be available here.

Premier Doug Ford has also announced Ontarians can visit provincial parks for free July 1. 

The Class of 2020 at Roland Michener Secondary School enjoyed a tailgate graduation ceremony yesterday. Read what the valedictorian had to say and see photos of the celebration here.

The Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre and Tourism Timmins reopened this week. Find out what other bylaws and changes come into effect this week here.

Maija Hoggett

About the Author: Maija Hoggett

Maija Hoggett is an experienced journalist who covers Timmins and area
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