Northern Ontario First Nations Dealing with COVID-19 Surge – NetNewsLedger

January 9, 2022

THUNDER BAY – COVID-19 Update – First Nation communities across Northern Ontario are dealing with surging COVID-19 case numbers.

Communities like Bearskin Lake and Ginogaming have declared State of Emergency status to get needed help.

Aroland First Nation is battling increased COVID-19 case numbers as well.

In Bearskin Lake, Minister Bill Blair says, “Canadian Armed Forces members arrived in Bearskin Lake First Nation today to conduct an initial assessment. Officials from across government are working closely with community leadership to get support where it is needed.”

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