Regional Covid-19 Resources and On Reserve Stats by Region Below:
Black = New Cases, Green = Recovered, Red = Deaths, Blue – Hospitalized, Purple – ISC reported total –  Updated Daily

BC
45 359 131 6,662 7,220
AB
87 838 151 15,086 16,389
SK
52 425 111 14,129 14,546
MB
203 677 125 14,563 15,676
ON
265 215 61 6,040 7,031
QC
59 31 10 3,399 4,832
Atlantic
4 8 4 911 1,146
North60
49 156 34 6,923 8,654
 

How Bearskin Lake’s chief led his community through COVID-19 crisis – CBC

More than 220 of the roughly 400 people in the remote community got sick at once, and help was needed

Jan 14, 2022

Bearskin Lake First Nation Chief Lefty Kamenawatamin sits in front of his computer for one last interview about the outbreak that, for nearly three weeks, has overwhelmed his community in Ontario’s Far North.

There’s a bit of glare on the camera, right on his face, so he gets up with some newspaper, and moves off-screen to adjust the light.

“Let me make a little studio,” he laughed.

Kamenawatamin knows what reporters need for the shot. He’s been taking their calls nearly every day for the past few weeks as he recovers from COVID-19 in his home. He’s one of more than 220 people who’ve tested positive since the outbreak began in the fly-in community of roughly 400 people, located 600 kilometres north of Thunder Bay, Ont.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/bearskin-lake-looking-to-heal-from-covid-19-crisis-1.6314655

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