The number of new cases of COVID-19 is increasing in the districts of Sudbury, Manitoulin and Algoma.

Public Health Sudbury is reporting 62 active cases in both the Greater City of Sudbury and Sudbury District.

There were also two active outbreaks this week, one of which has been declared over, the other at a Sudbury school.

The agency says all the cases are self-isolating.

Algoma Public Health now has 16 active cases, most of them in the Sault Ste. Marie area.

The health unit says all the cases are self-isolating and there are no hospitalizations.

Health Sciences North says there are ten admitted patients, one of which is confirmed as COVID-19 and is in intensive care.

The other nine are waiting for test results.

Public Health Sudbury & Districts is advising the public of potential high-risk exposure to COVID-19 specifically for anyone who attended a social gathering at the Pow Wow grounds, 352B Hwy 551, in M’Chigeeng on September 5th between 10:30 am and 7 pm.

Anyone who attended this gathering and experiencing any symptoms is advised to immediately self-isolate and get tested.