The Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) has released information about positive tests for COVID-19 variants of concern in the region.

All positive COVID-19 tests are currently screened for variants of concern, such as the UK variant.

The NWHU's Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Kit Young Hoon, emphasizes the need for individuals and their household members to self-isolate immediately when someone has a symptom of COVID-19. Variants of concern can spread incredibly fast.

A PDF of the full NWHU Media Release with more information can be found at the link below.