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COVID-19 Around Lake Superior

COVID-19 Around Lake Superior

Number of Case and Locations

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO ~ March 31, 2020 (LSN)  Case of COVID-19 around Lake Superior Starting at the Ontario Manitoba border and east to Algoma District and south to Cook, Lake St Louis counties in Minnesota. 


Northwest Health Unit

Northwestern Health Unit (March 31)
Positive tests:​         3*
Negative tests:​​    ​​​156
Pending tests:     129




Thunder Bay Health Unit  Lake Superior News

Thunder Bay District  Health Unit  (March 30) 
Tests submitted locally (of which TBDHU is aware)    395
Positive COVID-19 case(s) to date    4
Negative COVID-19 case(s) to date    281





Algoma Health Unit  Lake Superior News


Algoma Board of Health  (March 31)
Tested      356
Positive    5
Negative    195
Pending    156







Ontario  (March 31) 

Number Percentage
Number of cases1 1,966 N/A
Change from previous report 260 15.2% increase
Resolved2 534 27.2
Deceased3 33 1.7
Male 980 49.8
Female 974 49.5
19 and under 46 2.3
20-64 1,496 76.1
65 and over 421 21.4
Total Tested4 51,629 N/A
Currently Under Investigation5 4,280 N/A

Number of confirmed cases reported to date in iPHIS by Ontario’s 34 Public Health Units (PHUs).  


Minnesota (March 31)
Cook County   Lake Superior News


Cook  County
Positive Cases 0




Lake County  Lake Superior News

Lake County 
Positive Cases 0 




St Louis County   Lake Superior NewsSt Louis  County
Positive Cases   12


Total positive: 629

  • Patients who no longer need to be isolated: 288
  • Deaths: 12
Median Age Age Range
All cases 46 4 months - 104 years
Non-hospitalized cases 42 4 months - 104 years
Hospitalized cases 63 6 - 95 years
Hospitalized cases in ICU 62 33 - 95 years
Deaths 86 58 - 95 years




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Honoring our Veterans

Honoring our Veterans

County Connections Veterans Service Officer Pat Strand

COOK COUNTRY, MINNESOTA May 22, 2020  (LSN) Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who made...

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Tamarack Lake Outhouse Locked

Tamarack Lake Outhouse Locked

DNR Forcing people to used the bush as a washroom

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN  ~~  May 1, 2020  (LSN)  In this day of COVID causing so many issues ~ closing the rest stops and...

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