NewsCOVID-19 count in PHU area up to 21 SHARE ON: Bob McIntyre, staff Wednesday, Apr. 1st, 2020 The Porcupine Health is still investigating to determine how a Timmins man contracted the virus that causes COVID-19. He’s in his 60s and is in home isolation.That man is one of three cases confirmed on Wednesday. The other two are a man and a woman, both in their 60s, somewhere between Smooth Rock Falls and Matheson. They were both in contact with someone else who has the condition. They’re also self-isolating.Those three bring the number of cases in the region to 21.