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2 First Nations in northern B.C. see spike in COVID-19 cases

 

September 29, 2020



Two First Nations in northern B.C. confirmed 27 new cases of COVID-19 last week, and reported the death of an elder due to the disease.

Aileen Prince, chief of the Nak'azdli Whut'en First Nation near Fort St. James, confirmed 13 active cases on Friday, nearly double the number of active cases from the previous week.

On the same day, the Witset First Nation near Smithers confirmed 14 new cases.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/covid19-surge-northwestern-interior-bc-first-nations-1.5742277


 

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