Regional Covid-19 Resources and On Reserve Stats by Region Below - Black = Cases, Green = Recovered, Red = Deaths - Updated Daily
BC
132 | 02 | 30
AB
265 | 01 | 53
SK
96 | 04 | 00
MB
08 | 00 | 00
ON
68 | 02 | 22
QC
47 | 01 | 44
ATL
00 | 00 | 00
YT
00 | 00 | 00
NWT
00 | 00 | 02
 

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Data collection for Indigenous peoples is lacking under COVID-19 – The Varsity. – The Varsity

September 7, 2020

Experts on how communities navigate systemic racism in Canadian health care

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, data collected by Toronto Public Health reveals higher rates of infection and hospitalization among low-income households, racialized groups, and immigrants.

The impact on Indigenous communities has been particularly concerning. In July, a Change.org petition co-run by Dr. Anna Banerji of the Department of Medicine called for the federal government to supply greater resources to Indigenous communities. This petition gathered over 50,000 signatures.

Dr. Kwame McKenzie, a physician and professor in the Department of Psychiatry at U of T, spoke to The Varsity at length on the pitfalls of a “one size fits all” pandemic response and the dangers of not collecting more granular data. “One of [the] things you do in a democracy is you count things, and if you’re not counted, you basically don’t count,” McKenzie said.

Read More: https://thevarsity.ca/2020/09/07/data-collection-for-indigenous-peoples-is-lacking-under-covid-19/