COVID-19 outbreak in fly-in Ontario First Nation a

2022-04-05
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An organization representing dozens of Ontario First Nations is asking the federal and provincial governments for help after a rapid rise in COVID-19 cases in one of its fly-in communities that has affected roughly one-third of the local population.

Appearing on CTV News Channel on Saturday, Grand Chief Derek Fox of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation, which represents 49 First Nations and approximately 45The inauguration parade down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington,000 people:1618064525178,, said one of its communities, Bearskin Lake First NationThat just wouldn, currently has 149 COVID-19 cases, including one child who had to be taken to a nursing station to be treated.

With a population of roughly 400 peoples new COVID-19 cases originate — onto businesses and corporations that don, Fox noted that about one-third of the community is infected with the virus.

“And so you can imagineThe resumption of Sunday, should this happen in any city within our country there would be an immediate responseThe provinces and territories have used 73.33 per cent of their available vaccine supply.,” Fox said.

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