The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit has confirmed that a member of La Niche des lionceaux child care centre community in West Nipissing has tested positive for COVID-19.

Officials say the individual was at the child care centre during their infectious period on July 12th, 2021.

The centre has voluntarily dismissed the entire child care centre community.

The Health Unit is working with them to ensure all high-risk contacts are contacted and are self-isolating for 14 days. An outbreak has not been declared at this time.

Two new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nipissing District.

The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit says there are currently 16 active cases, with 15 of them in Nipissing.

75.7 percent of adults in our region have had at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine while nearly 57 percent are fully inoculated.