Red Pheasant Cree Nation announces a confirmed case of COVID-19 – battlefordsNOW

Red Pheasant Cree Nation has a positive case of COVID-19.

In a statement on Facebook, the First Nation indicated a community member was confirmed to have COVID-19.

Drive-up COVID-19 testing was available for Red Pheasant community members at the Red Pheasant Health Centre on July 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. People were asked to remain in their vehicle for the testing process.

Chief Clint Wuttunee stated in the Facebook post more community members could potentially have the virus, even if they feel well. He added the risk was higher for anyone who recently visited high-risk areas or took part in “high-risk activities,” such as gatherings, handshakes and/or hugs.

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