The closest Northern Ontario pharmacy offering COVID-19 testing will be in Huntsville.
Those with temperatures about 38 C will be asked to wait for 10 minutes in a designated waiting area for a re-test.
North Bay has seen an increase in volume with an average of 150-200 swabs per day at the assessment centre and drive-thru at the North Bay Regional Health Centre.
Patients are required to book an appointment.
Health Minister Christine Elliott, who is expected to roll out more of her fall pandemic plan this week, confirmed 69% of cases were in people under 40 years of age.
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Ontario will spend $70 million to purchase 5.1 million doses of the flu vaccine - 700,000 more than the previous year - and high-dose shots geared towards seniors will be available in pharmacies for the first time, Ford said.
Over half of the new cases come from three regions in Toronto, Peel and Ottawa. The two positive cases - one in Nipissing and one in Parry Sound - are individuals who are self-isolating. As the 2020 flu season approaches, several health experts have voiced concerns that COVID-19 cases may be exacerbated by an incoming 'twindemic, ' which could bog down an already exhausted health system. The website says that 47 new cases were reported in Brampton, 31 in Mississauga and five in Caledon.
The new cases bring the total number of schools with a reported case to 75 out of Ontario's 4,828 publicly-funded schools.
A total of 35,436 samples were handled Tuesday and more than 48,000 people are awaiting test results, meaning it is taking longer for Ontarians to learn if their tests were positive or negative.