The local health unit reported one new case of COVID-19 and one recovery in the County of Haliburton today (Thursday).

That keeps Haliburton at seven active cases with 15 high-risk contacts identified. 

Kawartha Lakes sits at 22 active cases and 54 high-risk contacts after three cases and four recoveries were added. 

22 new cases and seven recoveries were reported in Northumberland pushing that county up to 78 active cases and 212 high-risk contacts. 

The health unit also reported three more people tested positive for a variant in Kawartha and six more in Northumberland. 

The Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit did 826 tests for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.