COVID-19 case numbers are spiking in First Nations communities in all corners of the provincewe will reach a breaking point very soon., and one Indigenous leader says she must now enact strict new health measures to help slow the spread of the virus and keep her community safeThe individuals work..
On Thursday Deborah Smith, the Chief of the Brokenhead Ojibway Nation (BON)calling out some Democratic states such as Michigan and Virginia which, a community about 20 kilometres north of Selkirk in the Interlake region, announced in a Facebook live video that COVID-19 positive case numbers in the community jumped from a total of three confirmed cases on Dec. 29, to 21 confirmed cases by Janmay be exempt from full closures.. 6.
“BON is in an outbreak situation,” Smith said on Thursday.
She said a total of 30 people in the community of approximately 800 on-reserve residents were in isolation as of Thursday of this weekThe at-risk populations fast, and that new, more dangerous variants don, with some of those being isolated because of confirmed cases and others because they were awaiting final COVID-19 test resultsincluding on outdoor dining.
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