Fourth COVID-19 case in Eastern Ontario Health Unit area

Local Medical Officer of Health Dr. Paul Roumeliotis speaks about 'flattening the curve' of cases through self-isolation and social distancing on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 -- the same day the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus a worldwide pandemic. (Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston)

SD&G, PRESCOTT-RUSSELL – The Ontario government has revealed that another confirmed case of coronavirus has shown up in the Eastern Ontario Health Unit area.

The woman in her 60s contracted the virus through close contact and is self-isolating.

The provincial government doesn’t give case specifics and the Eastern Ontario Health Unit said on Sunday it was done giving out case-by-case accounts given how widespread the virus is now.

There were another three cases in Ottawa.

There are 78 new cases across Ontario this morning (since the 5:30pm Sunday update), bringing the provincial total to 503. Eight cases has been resolved and six people have died.

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