Covid-19 Update: Case found in Hudson Bay Region

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority has received a release from the Porcupine Health Unit regarding a confirmed case of Covid-19 in the James and Hudson Bay region.

WAHA is working with the Porcupine Health Unit and the Community Public Health Department to ensure that the individual is isolated. Furthermore, contact tracing and an investigation is currently ongoing.

There are no specifications as to which community and where the individual infected is based.

Please continue to proceed with caution during this time.

We recommend that everyone continues to monitor for symptoms.

If ANY symptoms develop, isolate immediately and call your local assessment centre or your health care provider to arrange testing.

Symptoms can include:

• Fever

• Sore throat/hoarse voice
• New or worsening cough

• Loss of sense of taste or smell
• Shortness of breath

• Nausea, vomiting
• Runny nose/nasal congestion

• Diarrhea

To view the statement released regarding Covid-19 in the region, please click here.


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