Kenora has its first confirmed COVID-19 case.

This case brings the total for the Northwestern Health Unit area to 13.

The case acquired the virus from out of province travel, is currently self-isolating, and has had very few contacts. All contacts have been followed up with and are self-isolating.

The health unit and district hospital staff remind residents to assume COVID-19 is in your community, and continue to practice physical distancing, wash your hands often, and disinfect surfaces to protect yourself.