Seven new cases of COVID-19 are reported today by the Porcupine Health Unit.  They’re all in Timmins. One is blamed on an institutional outbreak; four from contact with existing cases and two under investigation.

The total now during the pandemic is 622.  One-hundred-and-twenty-eight are currently active.


92,272 tests

622 positive

128 currently active

468 resolved

26 deaths

29,974 vaccinations

28,684 people vaccinated

-Source: Porcupine Health Unit, April 30, 2021

UPDATE AT 4:30pm: PHU is confirming five more cases — all in Timmins — and two outbreaks: The one we told you about earlier in the week at Friends Forever Childcare in Timmins; and one at the Dome Mine. It says there are two confirmed cases at each of those locations.  The case total now since the pandemic arrived is 627.