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
14 458 158 8,632 8,804
AB
9 1,046 185 20,082 20,311
SK
0 495 129 16,186 16,343
MB
4 901 155 25,118 25,283
ON
81 365 80 21,111 21,459
QC
86 115 26 13,653 13,793
Atlantic
0 14 9 4,614 4,658
North60
10 326 56 19,406 19,499
 

July 9, 2019 Indigenous children face the highest rates of poverty in the country with almost one in every two First Nations children living in households with low incomes says a new study written by the Assembly of First Nations, and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. “Canada is not tracking First Nations poverty on-reserve so we did,” said AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde in a statement. “The findings of this report are shameful and underscore the urgent need to invest in First Nations children, families and communities.” The study, published by the Upstream Institute, finds that 47 per cent of First Nations children on and off reserve live in poverty. Read More: https://aptnnews.ca/2019/07/09/half-of-first-nations-children-on-reserve-live-in-poverty-new-study-says/

July 8, 2019

Sault Area Hospital continues to wait for a response from the province on the facility’s mid-May bid to form an Ontario Health Team for Algoma.

Initially, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care indicated it would notify the first teams being invited to continue to develop a full application on June 3.

However, timelines were “revised,” said Brandy Sharp Young, SAH manager of communications and volunteer resources.

On June 7, the ministry “acknowledged receipt of our self-assessment” and indicated there would be “further communication” in late June or early July, she added.

Read More: https://www.saultstar.com/news/local-news/no-further-news-on-sah-health-team-bid

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