Less than a day after reporting a single-day record of 25 new cases of COVID-19, the Porcupine Health Unit broke it with 27 cases today.

Nineteen of them are in Timmins; seven in the area it calls “Cochrane, Matheson, Iroquois Falls and Smooth Rock Falls”, and one between Hearst and Hornepayne.


87,651 tests

475 positive

84 currently active

366 recovered

25 deaths

21,141 vaccine doses administered

20,013 people vaccinated

-Source: Porcupine Health Unit, April 16, 2021