Local COVID-19 report for Sunday, January 24, 2021 – 7:00 pm:
Montage by Rosalind Russell - myespanolanow.com staffer
With the addition of seven new COVID-19 cases in the Greater Sudbury area on Sunday, there has been a total of 35 new cases over the last three days reported by Public Health Sudbury & Districts.
Public Health Sudbury & Districts has also declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Finlandia Village’s apartment building following the report of one case of COVID-19 in a staff member who remains symptom-free.
The Sudbury Catholic District School Board states cases have been detected at two of its schools – Marymount Academy and Pius XII (12th) Catholic Elementary School.
Marymount students in Grade 7B and the Native Language Class has been ordered to self-isolate until next week.
Considering resolved cases, there are now 67 active cases in the Sudbury & Manitoulin Districts.
In an update, Health Sciences North says they have nine people admitted for COVID, but none are in the intensive care.
The hospital adds there are currently seven other patients who are being investigated for COVID, one in intensive care, the rest in other units.
Algoma Public Health has reported one new case, related to international travel who is in self-isolation.
With this related case and taking account of resolved cases, the district has 20 active cases.
The health unit has also lifted its directive with high school students allowed to return to in-class learning today.