Today, the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (SMDHU) reported one new COVID-19 case in Huntsville, a man aged 35-44 whose infection is a under investigation.
There are now 11* laboratory-confirmed cases reported in Huntsville in December, the most in a single month since the pandemic began. (*Note that this number may fluctuate if cases leave the area for hospital treatment, or to recover elsewhere.)
Of the 39 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Huntsville to date, seven are active, including one in hospital, and one man has died from the disease. More than 75 per cent of cases (29) have occurred within the past four months.
There have been a total of 135 cases in Muskoka to date (25 of them currently active) and 3,066 in Simcoe County. (For a full list of Huntsville and Lake of Bays cases to date, and other COVID-19 updates for the area, visit our COVID-19 page.)
Premier Ford announced on December 21 that there will be a province-wide shutdown as of Dec. 26. Health unit regions in Southern Ontario, of which Simcoe Muskoka is part, will be required to follow shutdown measure for 28 days.
For more COVID-19 information from the health unit, visit simcoemuskokahealth.org.
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