News COVID-19 number hits 189 in region SHARE ON: Bob McIntyre, staff Wednesday, Jan. 20th, 2021 UPDATE: Extendicare confirms the two new cases. The count is now up to 14 residents and five staff members. Another two cases of COVID-19 are reported today by the Porcupine Health Unit. They’re both what it calls part of an institutional outbreak in the Kapuskasing area. Still, the only such outbreak is at Extendicare Kapuskasing. The total number of cases in the long-term care home is now 19. Since the pandemic arrived, the region has posted 189 positive coronavirus tests.