Haliburton County has a total of 15 confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date.

The Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes and Pine Ridge District Health Unit reports that there is 1 new case and 8 current ‘High Risk Contacts’.

Of these 15 confirmed cases, 12 have been reported as ‘recovered’.

High Risk contacts are defined as individuals who have been in contact with a current or probable case of the coronavirus, but have no symptoms.

HKPR encourages the use of non-medical masks and face coverings within indoor public spaces, to prevent the spread of COVID-19.