BREAKING NEWS:  PHU declares an outbreak in its own Hearst office.  Two employees have tested positive.  Details to follow.

Case 96 of COVID-19 has surfaced in Porcupine Health Unit territory – again, somewhere between Hearst and Hornepayne.

The unidentified patient is in self-isolation.  The health unit is looking into how that person contracted the virus.

Of the last eight confirmed test results in the region, six have been in the Hearst-Hornepayne corner of it.