There are eighteen new COVID-19 cases in Huron Perth.

Huron Perth Public Health released an update on Thursday afternoon.

Seven of the cases are in North Perth, two are in Stratford and one is in West Perth.

The rest are in Huron County.

There are currently 148 active cases in the region, one less than Wednesday.

There have been 1,097 cases since the start of the pandemic with 919 recovered.

The death toll remains at 29.