COVID-19 in Indigenous communities: What you need to know – CBC

May 19, 2021

394,801 vaccine doses administered in First Nations and Inuit communities

As First Nations and Inuit across the country continue with vaccination efforts, the number of active cases in communities has remained relatively stable, according to the latest data from Indigenous Services Canada.

There were 891 total active cases of the virus in First Nations as of May 17, an increase of 71 cases from a week prior.

The majority of new infections were reported primarily on the Prairies, with 146 cases in Alberta, 144 cases in Saskatchewan, and 169 cases in Manitoba since last week.

Number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in First Nations

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