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2 new COVID-19 cases, 4 recoveries reported Tuesday

There are four known active cases in the region
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The Porcupine Health Unit. Maija Hoggett/TimminsToday

Two new COVID-19 cases and four recoveries are being reported by the Porcupine Health Unit today (Sept. 14).

One of the new cases is in Timmins and one person is in the James Bay area.

To date, there have been 2,190 confirmed cases of the virus in the region. Of those, 2,155 are recovered and 31 people have died. There are four known active cases — 2 in Timmins, 1 in the area of Cochrane, Matheson, Iroquois Falls and Smooth Rock Falls, and 1 in the James Bay area.

So far, 52,861 people have received at least one dose of the vaccine. There have been 99,456 doses of the vaccine administered. 

There are COVID-19 assessment centres in Timmins, Cochrane, Iroquois Falls, Matheson, Kapuskasing, Smooth Rock Falls, Hearst, and Hornepayne, as well as communities on the James Bay coast.

The Porcupine Health Unit COVID-19 information line can be reached at 705-360-4819 or 1-800-461-1818.


Maija Hoggett

About the Author: Maija Hoggett

Maija Hoggett is an experienced journalist who covers Timmins and area
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