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COVID-19 outbreak declared on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. Six people are affected. Community Wellbeing Centre / Facebook

The Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and Hastings Prince Edward Public Health have declared a COVID-19 outbreak on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory.

The outbreak was called Friday after six people tested positive in a span of under three days.

Still, it’s possible that the outbreak began as early as Sept. 16, a news release from both organizations said.

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As of Tuesday, there are still six cases associated with the outbreak.

The health unit is recording two cases linked to an outbreak at Tyendinaga Public School as well.

The region as a whole saw 20 new cases Tuesday, with a total of 35 active cases across Hastings and Prince Edward counties.

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