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Public Health Sudbury reports one new case of COVID-19 for Thursday June 10

There are also 19 active cases being monitored by local health officials

For the third day in a row, Public Health Sudbury and Districts (PHSD) has reported one new case of COVID-19 . 

PHSD also reports 19 active cases being watched locally. 

Also, since the PHSD began tracking COVID-19 cases just over 15 months ago, there have been 2,111 total COVID-19 cases confirmed locally. PHSD also said 2,092 of those cases have now been resolved. The details were reported on the PHSD website.

With respect to where the cases might have occurred, PHSD reported that one case occurred in the Greater Sudbury area.  

As to how the new case might have been caused, PHSD said there was one increase of close contact of a confirmed case.

PHSD also reports general demographics each day about the people who are becoming infected.

Epidemiological data showed that the majority of local cases are persons in the 20 to 39 age category with 688 total cases (no increase).

The next highest group number was 538 cases for the 40 to 59 age group (no increase).

The next highest number was 488 cases for the 19 and under age group (no increase).

Seniors in the 60 to 79 age group amounted to 299 cases total (no increase). 

People aged 80 and over are currently the lowest category with 94 cases (no increase). 

There was an increase of one case reported in the "unspecified category". There are now three cases in that category. 

The numbers above may not completely correspond with the daily case count because PHSD does not always report changes on the day they occur.

With respect to COVID-19 testing, 254,658 tests have been performed in the PHSD region as of June 9; an increase of 411 since the last testing report. 

As for local vaccinations, PHSD reported a cumulative total of 134,161 vaccines given in the entire PHSD area as of June 9 at 4 p.m.    

PHSD is also reporting there are still six cases of "confirmed" variants of the COVID-19 virus.   

There are 933 cases that are "screened positive" for variants of concern; an increase of one over Wednesday's count. 

PHSD said additional time is required to genetically sequence the virus in a positive sample and confirm it as a COVID-19 variant of concern.

PHSD has also reported there are no current outbreaks at any workplaces in the public health jurisdiction. 

Also, at Sudbury's Health Sciences North, as of June 10 there were four patients with confirmed COVID-19 at the hospital. As reported on the HSN website, this includes two COVID-19 patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Some of those patients may have been transferred in from hospitals and other healthcare venues in Southern Ontario.  In addition to this there are three admitted patients "being tested" for COVID-19. None of the patients being tested has been admitted to the ICU at this time. 

On the provincial COVID-19 register today, the Ontario government daily website reported 590 new confirmed COVID-19 cases across the province. Also today, the province reported 11 new deaths had occurred. This is the 11th day in a row, since May 31, that Ontario's case count has been below 1,000.