27 Nov 2021, 11:44 AM (GMT)

Australian Stats

206,744 Total Cases
1,990 Deaths
189,794 Recovered


The World Health Organization has announced that COVID-19 is a pandemic. Find out how we are monitoring and responding to the outbreak, how you can help slow the spread of COVID-19 on the Sunshine Coast.

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Dr. Peter Lin has the best explanation all about coronavirus. Please take five minutes to watch this important educational video to help you understand the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) The new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a new respiratory virus with pneumonia-like symptoms, that emerged in Wuhan City, China, late last year. There are now several confirmed cases in Canada. While the risk is low in our region, the North Simcoe Muskoka Public Health Unit is starting to implement their infectious diseases emergency response plan to protect residents should the virus appear.

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Symptoms include fever, coughing, sore throat, fatigue, and shortness of breath.

If you have serious symptoms such as difficulty breathing, call 000 for urgent medical help.

When to get tested

If you develop symptoms within 14 days of last contact with a confirmed case or of returning to Australia, you should seek medical attention. Your doctor will tell you if you need to get tested.

If you’re concerned

Call the Coronavirus Health Information Line for advice. If you require translating or interpreting services, call 131 450.

Health and aged care sector

Our advice for the health and aged care sector includes Public Health Unit guidelines, epidemiology reports and other resources.