NORTH BAY, Ont. — The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit is hosting a media conference regarding the first positive case of COVID-19 in our district at 12:30 p.m.

Please note the conference with Medical Officer of Health Dr. Jim Chirico is not open to the public and is a media-only event. Attendees will be expected to practice physical distancing.

The Health Unit will be live streaming the press conference. Please feel free to join in if you are not able to physically attend. Go to for details. will update.