A second member of Sagkeeng First Nation has examined constructive for COVID-19, in accordance with an announcement from the First Nation’s management.
The particular person was a detailed contact of the primary case, and has been self-isolating for a number of days, the assertion posted to Fb says.
Due to this, the chance to the group is believed to be low at the moment.
The primary case of COVID-19 was confirmed in the neighborhood Monday night time. Checkpoints to entry the First Nation went up quickly afterward. The contaminated particular person went into isolation and is being monitored by well being officers, whereas shut contacts had been additionally instructed to self-isolate.
Manitoba’s first COVID-19 instances on a First Nation had been recognized late final week, with one at Fisher River Cree Nation and two at Peguis First Nation. Each communities are within the province’s Interlake area.
Sagkeeng is on the east facet of Lake Winnipeg, near the group of Powerview-Pine Falls.