The local health unit reported no new cases of COVID-19 and one recovery from Parry Sound today. 

The district now stands at one active case. The health unit also confirmed Wednesday that a previously reported case from Parry Sound tested positive for the Delta variant of concern originating in India. 

This marks the first case of the Delta variant from Parry Sound and the second case throughout the region. 

Six cases and no recoveries were added from Nipissing placing that district’s active case count at 18, six of which are in hospital.

The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit gave just over 1,800 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine to residents in the region over the last day. 

As of Wednesday afternoon, 70 percent of adults in the region have received their first jab.