Northern Manitoba First Nation imposes restrictions due to COVID outbreak
Northern Manitoba First Nation imposes restrictions due to COVID outbreak

 By Dave Baxter  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter While the end of provincial pandemic restrictions in Manitoba can make it seem like we have moved beyond COVID-19, strict restrictions remain in place in one northern community, while leaders say the virus continues to spread, and cases continue to spike. “The pandemic is not over,” Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (NCN) Chief Marcel Moody warned the community’s approximately 3,000 on-reserve residents in a recent media release. “Over 120 new cases have been reported over the past week, and we can safely assume the positive cases are higher, as not everyone is getting tested or reporting their positive test result to public health.” Leaders in the remote and isolated community of NCN, located more than 850 kilometres north of Winnipeg, said strict “mitigation plans” are

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