Gull Bay First Nation reports 6 cases of COVID-19 – APTN News

April 22, 2020

The chief of Gull Bay says his community needs more testing after six people in the community tested positive for COVID-19.

Wilfred King says Gull Bay has the highest capita of positive cases in Ontario First Nations.

“We have two young children that have tested positive as well, so we’re really concerned about that,” he said.

Gull Bay is 180 km north of Thunder Bay with approximately 350 on reserve members.

The first positive case was confirmed on April 15, King told APTN New Wednesday evening.

The man, who owns the community store, was evacuated to Thunder Bay on April 11 where he remains in hospital.

On Monday, three more tests came back positive and two more positives were confirmed Wednesday.

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