Today, the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (SMDHU) reported one new COVID-19 case in Huntsville: a woman, aged 80+, whose infection is under investigation.
It’s the first COVID-19 case reported for Huntsville in more than two weeks.
Of the 55 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Huntsville to date, two are active. None are in hospital in Huntsville. Two people have died from the disease in Huntsville, as well as a third person in Muskoka Lakes.
There have been 12 COVID-19 cases in Huntsville since Jan. 1. Almost half (27) have occurred since December 1, 2020. In Lake of Bays, there have been six cases in total, all of which are resolved.
There have been a total of 192 cases reported in Muskoka to date (18 of them currently active) and 5,454 in Simcoe County (902 active). (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 Doug Ford issued a stay-at-home order for all of Ontario starting on January 14. An a announcement about whether or not the order will be lifted is expected on Mon., Feb. 8, the same day that students in many health units across the province will return to in-person learning.
For more COVID-19 information from the health unit, visit simcoemuskokahealth.org.
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