Public Health Sudbury & Districts is reporting 40 more COVID-19 cases over the weekend, 22 on Saturday, 18 yesterday.
The cases are all in Greater Sudbury with 26 confirmed as outbreak-related and eight as close contact with other cases.
Considering resolved cases, there are now 181 active virus cases within the unit’s jurisdiction.
Public Health Sudbury & Districts has also declared a COVID-19 outbreak at École Alliance St-Joseph school (Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon) in Greater Sudbury after a second person tested positive for the virus.
The individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 are currently self-isolating and being monitored by Public Health Sudbury & Districts while the investigation continues.
The unit also declared a COVID-19 outbreak on Friday in Holy Trinity Catholic Elementary School (Sudbury Catholic District School Board) in Greater Sudbury after two additional individuals tested positive for the virus bringing the total to three cases there.
Due to a second COVID-19 case at Collège Notre-Dame (Sudbury) by Public Health Sudbury and Districts, Collège Notre-Dame (Sudbury) will remain closed until Friday, March 19th.
Several bus routes have also been cancelled as the school outbreaks spread in seven schools in Sudbury, as well as outbreaks at three in three facilities.
Health Sciences North currently has two admitted patients who are waiting for test results.
And Algoma Public Health had no new cases this weekend with only five active cases and one person hospitalized.