News COVID-19 case 317 recorded by PHU SHARE ON: Bob McIntyre, staff Saturday, Feb. 20th, 2021 After two cases of COVID-19 reported late yesterday up in the James Bay-Hudson Bay area, the Porcupine Health Unit added one more this morning. It’s number 317 in the entire PHU region since the outset of the pandemic eleven months ago. This one is blamed on contact with a previous case. The patient is in self-isolation. UPDATE AT 6:30pm: PHU now reporting another five cases on the coast, all from exposure to another case, all in self-isolation. No other information is provided. The total number of cases across the region during the pandemic is now 322.