A new confirmed case of COVID-19 in the county, brings the total number of cases to 9.

According to the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit website, there are also two current high risk contacts in the area.

High risk contacts are defined as asymptomatic individuals who are known to have been in contact with a confirmed or probable case.

These 2 individuals as well as the confirmed case are in self-isolation.

Eight of the nine confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Haliburton County, have recovered.