The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (SMDHU) reported on September 10 that Huntsville has two new cases of COVID-19. Both of the cases, a 45-64 year-old man and a 35-44 year-old woman, are close contacts of a known case.
When a case is labelled as a close contact, the “most likely acquisition of illness is from close contact with another confirmed COVID-19 case,” according to the SMDHU website.
These two new cases bring Huntsville’s total to 14. The local cases to date are:
March 24 – 18-34 year-old male, travel-related
March 27 – 65-79 year-old male, travel-related
March 27 – 65-79 year-old female, travel-related
April 1 – 45-64 year-old female, close contact of a known case
April 20 – 65-79 year-old male, institutional outbreak
April 27 – 45-64 year-old female, travel-related
May 5 – 80+ year-old female, institutional outbreak
June 8 – 65-79 year-old female, community acquired
June 16 – 45-64 year-old male, community acquired
July 13 – 35-44 year-old male, community acquired
August 31 – 18-34 year-old female, community acquired
September 8 – 0-17 year-old female, workplace outbreak
September 10 – 45-64 year-old male, close contact
September 10 – 35-44 year-old female, close contact
All but the three most recent cases have recovered. Confirmed cases are required to self-isolate.
Across Muskoka there have also been an additional 27 cases to date: eight in Gravenhurst (recovered), six in Muskoka Lakes (five recovered, one deceased), two in Lake of Bays (recovered), five in Bracebridge (one recovered), and six in Georgian Bay (recovered).
Within Simcoe County, also part of SMDHU’s catchment area, there have been 707 cases to date.
See all of Huntsville Doppler’s COVID-19 coverage here.
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