Kanesatake confirms its first 5 cases of COVID-19 – CBC

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Kanesatake confirms its first 5 cases of COVID-19 – CBC

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 202063 Views

‘We’re hoping people understand this pandemic hasn’t gone away,’ says Robert Bonspiel

Aug 04, 2020

Six months into the coronavirus pandemic in Canada, Kanesatake’s Emergency Response Unit (ERU) announced its first confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Mohawk community northwest of Montreal this week.

On Saturday, ERU spokesperson Robert Bonspiel announced over Facebook live that Quebec public health officials had informed the ERU that two residents tested positive. Three more cases have since been confirmed for a total of five active cases.

“We want people to take this message seriously,” Bonspiel told CBC News.

“We want people to wash their hands; we want people to wear masks; we want people to not gather.”

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/kanesatake-first-covid-19-cases-1.5673594

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