Manitoba First Nation community closes down amid province’s rising COVID-19 cases – CTV News

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Manitoba First Nation community closes down amid province’s rising COVID-19 cases – CTV News

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 202034 Views

October 29, 2020

WINNIPEG — One Manitoba First Nation has moved to Code Orange restrictions.

Sagkeeng First Nation announced on Oct. 26 that it will be closing down the community for a 14-day period due to the growing number of COVID-19 cases across Manitoba.

According to a public notice from the First Nation, Code Orange means community transmission of COVID-19 is at a medium level; new clusters are forming, but they can be controlled through self-isolation, testing and contact tracing; and the healthcare system can manage the case levels.

The First Nation’s Code Orange restrictions include:

  • Limiting gatherings to five people;
  • Only allowing the 262 members and long-term residents on the First Nation;

Read More: https://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/manitoba-first-nation-community-closes-down-amid-province-s-rising-covid-19-cases-1.5165803

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