Local COVID-19 Positive Case Information
The table below will be regularly updated with local COVID-19 positive case information. The information included is provided by the Thunder Bay District Health Unit.
Marathon and Area
|Jan. 26, 2021||1||Valard East West Tie Outbreak||17||≤5*|
|Jan. 22, 2021||3||Valard East West Tie Outbreak||17||≤5*||0|
|Jan. 21, 2021||1||Valard East West Tie Outbreak||17||≤5*||0|
|Jan. 20, 2021||15||Valard East West Tie Outbreak||17||N/A *||0|
|Jan. 15, 2021||5||Valard East West Tie Outbreak||17||N/A *||0|
|Dec. 31, 2020||N/A||17||0||0|
|Dec. 17, 2020||N/A||11||6||0|
|Dec. 15, 2020||1||Close contact||8||9||0|
|Dec. 11, 2020||1||Close contact||4||12||0|
|Dec. 10, 2020||2||Close contacts||0||15||0|
|Dec. 9, 2020||3||Close contacts||0||13||0|
|Dec. 7, 2020||3||Close contacts||0||10||0|
|Dec. 5, 2020||2||Pending, close contact||0||7||0|
|Dec. 2, 2020||2||Close contacts||0||5||0|
|Nov. 30, 2020||2||Pending, travel||0||3||0|
|Nov. 24, 2020||1||No known exposure||0||1|
Terrace Bay, Schreiber and Area
|Date||New Cases||Exposure Category||Resolved Cases||Active Cases||In Hospital|
|Jan. 9, 2021||N/A||1||0||0|
|Jan. 3, 2021||1||Pending||N/A||1||0|
*To protect the privacy of those impacted, public health does not release the number of active cases within communities when there are less than 5.
*All Valard employees who have tested positive for COVID-19 and who do not live in Marathon have been relocated outside of the community.
Contact tracing and self-isolation
All patients who have tested positive for the virus have been contacted by the Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) and are self-isolating at home to prevent further spread of the virus.
The TBDHU is completing very thorough contact tracing and will contact those who are considered high risk contacts of the individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19. To help with the contact tracing process, consider downloading the COVID Alert app.
For more information on self-isolation, please click here.
Preventing further spread of COVID-19 in our communities
Everyone is encouraged to continue to follow public health to help keep our family, friends and neighbours safe. Please click here for more information on how to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.
Contacting the MFHT
Please email email@example.com to request an appointment. Emailing the clinic is currently the most effective way of reaching us. If you don’t have access to a computer or have an email address, you can contact us by calling 807-229-3243.
Contacting the NSFHT
J.E. Stroke Medical Centre, Schreiber at 807-824-2934
Aguasabon Medical Clinic, Terrace Bay at 807-825-3235
Additional COVID-19 information
All new case information can be found on the TBDHU’s website and Facebook page. If you have any questions related to COVID-19, please contact the TBDHU for more information. Public health professionals are here to guide you and to provide you with individualized advice during these uncertain times.