Algoma Public Health is reporting one new COVID-19 case in the Algoma region.
Tested on May 1, the new case is in the Elliot Lake area.
The new case brings the total number of cases in the region to 336 since the start of the pandemic.
The individual, who was infected through close contact with a known confirmed case, is currently self-isolating.
Regions in Algoma that have reported COVID-19 cases in the pase 14 days include:
Sault Ste. Marie and area
Elliot Lake and area
There are currently 43 active cases in the region and three cases in non-Algoma residents who are temporarily in the region.
Among the active cases, there are two hospitalizations and a third who is a non-Algoma resident temporarily in the region.
Active cases who are non-Algoma residents temporarily in the region are not counted as part of the active count.