Délı̨nę mother, newborn with COVID-19 forced to isolate at gov’t-run home lacking basic amenities – CBC

Jan 12, 2022

The mother was told the Explorer and Chateau Nova aren’t accepting guests who test positive to virus

A Délı̨nę mother and her newborn who were medevaced to Yellowknife after contracting COVID-19 are now isolating in an N.W.T. government-run home that lacks basic services.

The woman arrived at her current isolation house to discover cigarette ashes on a plate, dirty sheets on the bed, no shower curtain or toilet paper, no internet and no telephone.

“There are zero amenities in the house where I feel I am being forced to isolate alone with a newborn,” the woman said in an email.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/d%C3%A9l%C4%B1-n%C4%99-mother-newborn-covid-19-forced-to-isolate-no-amenities-1.6311687

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