Today, the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (SMDHU) reported one new COVID-19 case in Huntsville: a woman, aged 45-64, whose infection was community acquired.
(Note: As of January 12, 2021 cases are reported by SMDHU based on date reported to public health. Case counts may also fluctuate from day to day if cases leave the area for hospital treatment, or to recover elsewhere.)
Of the 54 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Huntsville to date, 12 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 11 COVID-19 cases in Huntsville since Jan. 1. Almost half (26) 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 180 cases reported in Muskoka to date (38 of them currently active) and 4,572 in Simcoe County (1,225 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 last week, which commenced on January 14.
For more COVID-19 information from the health unit, visit simcoemuskokahealth.org.
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