UPDATE AT 4:00pm: Seven new cases reported.  Five are in Timmins, the others somewhere along Highway 11 between Smooth Rock Falls and Matheson.  All were contracted by being in contact with another case.

That flurry of new COVID-19 cases we’ve experienced over the past week brings us to 376 since the pandemic arrived almost 13 months ago, with 25 still active.

The Porcupine Health Unit says just over 85,000 tests have been conducted in its region.

BY THE NUMBERS

85,050 tests

376 positive

25 currently active

326 recovered

25 deaths

-Source: Porcupine Health Unit, April 6, 2021