January 20 2021 2:31pm

Coronavirus: Federal government ‘exceedingly worried’ about COVID-19 surge in Indigenous communities

Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller said Wednesday that the government is “exceedingly worried” about a surge in COVID-19 cases among Indigenous communities, stating that the total number of cases at the peak of the first wave was 400 while it is now closing in on 14,000. “Now is not the time to let down your guard,” he said, encouraging people to continue to follow public health guidelines.

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