Timiskaming Health Unit is actively monitoring the situation and providing public health guidance to the public, returning travelers, local health professionals, and local employers.

 

For more information about the restrictions, click here

Summary of COVID-19 situation in Timiskaming:

Positive COVID-19 cases to date  386
Positive cases resolved 329 
Deceased
 Hospitalized
Total active cases 54
Tests submitted locally 46,477 

(Updated on November 30, 2021 at 4:17 p.m.) Data related to testing and positive cases is updated on Thursdays, unless there is a positive, resolved, or deceased result to report. Variants of concern are no longer reported in the chart above because at the time most new cases in Ontario are Delta, but details can be found in the weekly surveillance report. The Government of Ontario is monitoring a proportion of all new cases to identify potential new variants. For more information on variants, click here.

Total COVID-19 doses administered can now be found here along with other vaccine related information.

For full chart of Positive COVID-19 cases in Timiskaming, click here

Outbreaks and exposures to COVID-19

Exposures

Exposure location

Dates of exposure

If you may have been exposed, you should… 

 Haileybury LCBO

 November 25Self-monitor for symptoms. If symptoms develop, reach out to your local Assessment Center for testing. You do not have to go for testing if you do not have symptoms. If you are unsure of whether or not you should be tested, call the Timiskaming Health Unit for screening at 1-866-747-4305, Ext. 7.

 Husky House Restaurant

 November 23, 4-5 p.m. Self-monitor for symptoms. If symptoms develop, reach out to your local Assessment Center for testing. You do not have to go for testing if you do not have symptoms. If you are unsure of whether or not you should be tested, call the Timiskaming Health Unit for screening at 1-866-747-4305, Ext. 7.

 28 on the Lake

 November 20-21Self-monitor for symptoms. If symptoms develop, reach out to your local Assessment Center for testing. You do not have to go for testing if you do not have symptoms. If you are unsure of whether or not you should be tested, call the Timiskaming Health Unit for screening at 1-866-747-4305, Ext. 7.

Cobalt LCBO

 November 15-20Self-monitor for symptoms. If symptoms develop, reach out to your local Assessment Center for testing. You do not have to go for testing if you do not have symptoms. If you are unsure of whether or not you should be tested, call the Timiskaming Health Unit for screening at 1-866-747-4305, Ext. 7.

Temiskaming Transit

Monday November 22 during the following times:

  • Northbound Route from Cobalt to downtown New Liskeard at 8 a.m. 
  • Northbound Route from Cobalt to the Temiskaming Hospital at 9 a.m.
  • Route A from downtown New Liskeard to Temiskaming Hospital from 8 a.m.-10 a.m. 
Self-monitor for symptoms. If symptoms develop, reach out to your local Assessment Center for testing. You do not have to go for testing if you do not have symptoms. If you are unsure of whether or not you should be tested, call the Timiskaming Health Unit for screening at 1-866-747-4305, Ext. 7. 

Outbreaks

Outbreak location

Date outbreak declared 

Status of contact tracing 

Young-Davidson mine located just outside of Matachewan

November 18, 2021Contact tracing is underway and those who have been identified as close contacts have been, or are in the process of being notified.
New Liskeard Public SchoolNovember 22, 2021 Contact tracing is underway and those who have been identified as close contacts have been, or are in the process of being notified.
Cobalt LCBONovember 23, 2021 Contact tracing is underway and those who have been identified as close contacts have been, or are in the process of being notified.
 St. Patrick Catholic School in CobaltNovember 26, 2021 Contact tracing is underway and those who have been identified as close contacts have been, or are in the process of being notified.
 

Epidemiology Update

For additional information, see the weekly Timiskaming Health Unit COVID-19 Epidemiology Update  (Week of November 26, 2021)

 

Most recent video update from the Timiskaming Health Unit 

For previous videos click here.

News

Click here for recent news about COVID-19 in Timiskaming.

 

 

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