Newmont is reporting that COVID-19 case number 101 in our region comes from its Hoyle Pond Mine, in the east end of Timmins.

The company says the positive test result came back early Sunday night.

The worker was tested on-site on Thursday, and is now in self-isolation.

Newmont is working with the Porcupine Health Unit on contact tracing, while also deep cleaning and sanitizing of the affected work areas.