UPDATE AT 8:30pm: Two more cases, one in the area between Hearst and Hornepayne and one in the James Bay-Hudson Bay coastal area.  Both from contact with a previous case.  Total now 646.

Only two new cases of COVID-19 are reported by the Porcupine Health Unit today. They’re both in Timmins and both are being investigated to determine how the two people picked up the virus.

We’re now at 644 cases in the region during the pandemic.

BY THE NUMBERS

93,408 tests

644 positive

116 active

502 resolved

26 deaths

31,064 vaccines administered

29, 776 people vaccinated

-Source: Porcupine Health Unit, May 3, 2021