There’s been another significant bump in COVID-19 cases in the Porcupine Health Unit’s area.

Eighteen new cases today bring the total so far to 529. One-hundred cases are active.

Of the new cases, 13 are in Timmins; four in the health unit’s designated area of “Cochrane, Matheson, Iroquois Falls and Smooth Rock Falls” and one somewhere between Moonbeam and Opasatika.

The patients are all in self-isolation.


89,759 tests

529 cases

100 active

404 recovered

25 deaths

25,449 vaccines

24,317 people vaccinated

-Source: Porcupine Health Unit, April 21, 2021