EOHU's 179th COVID-19 case a woman in her 30s

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This article and headline have been edited to correct the cumulative number of confirmed cases as 179.

A woman in her 30s is the Eastern Ontario Health Unit’s latest confirmed case of COVID-19.

The case information was posted to the Ontario integrated Public Health Information System on Saturday, showing it’s unknown how the woman acquired COVID-19, but that she was tested on July 29 and the episode date was posted as July 18.

This brings the current number of confirmed cases within the EOHU region to 179, of which 12 remain active according to the EOHU.

COVID-19 assessment centres:

  • Cornwall – call 613-938-4240 ext. 5420 to book – 850 McConnell Ave. (note change in number)
  • Akwesasne (residents of northern portion of territory only) – call 613-575-2341 ext. 3220
  • Alexandria – 62 Anik St. – Tuesdays & Thursdays only – call 613-933-1375 or 1-800-267-7120 to book
  • Winchester – 515 Albert St. – only open from 12 to 6 p.m. on weekdays
  • Casselman – 872 Principale St. – drive-through location only open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays
  • Rockland – call 613-933-1375 or 1-800-267-7120 to book –  Chamberland St.
  • Hawkesbury – 750 Laurier St. – only open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.


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The case fell among five new ones confirmed in the final week of July within the EOHU, which also included a man in his 60s at Maxville Manor, who had several data points updated in Saturday’s iPHIS information. His episode date was changed to July 13, and his case was set as resolved.

According to iPHIS, there are only eight unresolved cases within the EOHU as of Saturday afternoon. They are:

  • A man in his 60s, dating back to March 3, one of the two cases hospitalized in Ottawa;
  • A woman in her 60s, dating back to March 28, the other case hospitalized in Ottawa;
  • A woman in her 60s, dating back to July 10;
  • A man in his 20s, dating back to July 22;
  • A man under 20, dating back to July 23;
  • A woman in her 20s, dating back to July 27;
  • A man in his 70s, dating back to July 27; and,
  • The woman in her 30s referred to above.

The Standard-Freeholder has resumed updating its ongoing tracking of EOHU and iPHIS data, which is available here.

The EOHU will not be holding any scheduled media briefings this coming week, with the next one scheduled to take place on Monday, Aug. 10.

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