News COVID-19 case total blasts past 1,800 SHARE ON: Bob McIntyre, staff Saturday, Jun. 12th, 2021 The James and Hudson Bay coasts continue to be clobbered by COVID-19. The Porcupine Health Unit is reporting 61 new cases in that area. In addition, Timmins has four new cases and the area between Smooth Rock Falls and Matheson has two. That brings the daily total to 67 and the overall pandemic total to 1,829.