News No new COVID-19 cases to add to 279 SHARE ON: Bob McIntyre, staff Tuesday, Feb. 2nd, 2021 UPDATED AT 4:15pm: Case number 280 has arrived, at the beleaguered Extendicare Kapuskasing. The Porcupine Health Unit had no new cases of COVID-19 for its Tuesday morning report. Four cases reported Monday brought the total to 279 since the arrival of the pandemic. Of that number, 16 have died. If you want to delve deeply into all of the PHU’s pandemic statistics, they’re all on the health unit website.