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COVID-19 business reopening list

With restrictions easing by the Ontario Government, numerous businesses are now reopening with social distancing measures in place. We have complied a list of businesses that are currently starting to open to the public, and will continue to update this list in the days to come as more information is provided to us.

New COVID-19 case in Red Lake

Northwestern Health Unit has received a report of one new positive COVID-19 test result in the Municipality of Red Lake. Follow up with the person involved and their contacts has started according to protocol. Anyone who is identified as a contact for this case will be contacted directly.

Fire hazard remains high throughout northwest fire region

Four new fires were confirmed in the Northwest Region by the mid-afternoon of July 8.

- Nipigon 21 is located south of Catlonite Rd., approximately 64 kilometres south of Geraldton. The 0.6 hectare fire is not under control.

- Sioux Lookout 16 was located south of Adamhay Lake, approximately 69 kilometres northeast of Sioux Lookout. The 0.1 hectare fire was declared out.