A COVID-19 Community Outbreak has been declared for the Skyline-Lancelot Apartments in North Bay.

As of Monday afternoon, 17 people in the apartments have tested positive for COVID-19. 

Two individuals are confirmed to have a variant of COVID-19 and one person is in hospital. 

Case and contact management is underway for all individuals who tested positive with all positive results currently being tested for variants of concern.

The health unit says the location of the outbreak was released to alert residents, staff and any visitors to the apartment building.