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GINOOGAMING FIRST NATION ANNOUNCE 3rd COVID-POSITIVE CASE

GINOOGAMING FIRST NATION ANNOUNCE 3rd COVID-POSITIVE CASE

There are presently three active cases of Covid

LONGLAC, ONTARIO  Ginoogaming First Nation ~~~~~~~~~~~~ January 21, 2021  (LSN) Ginoogaming First Nation (GFN) Council and Health Team today announced a third COVID-19 positive case. The community is in the process of doing contact tracing on these cases and are urging close contacts of confirmed cases to get tested. GFN Council are growing concerned with the escalation they are seeing in their community of 232 people. Currently, the community is doing intermittent COVID-19 testing and is considering mass-testing of the entire on-reserve community.

“As a Council, we believe in being open and transparent about cases that are identified in our community,” said Councillor Sheri Taylor. “We are concerned about the upward trend that is happening and will be putting in measures that we hope will curb the outbreak including mandating more stringent restrictions on the community access gate (effective 8:00 am on Friday, January 22, 2021) limiting access to residents only/essential workers and establishing a COVID-19 Isolation Centre for individuals who are unable to isolate at home. If we are diligent and put forth our best efforts—we can stop COVID-19 positive cases from growing in Ginoogaming First Nation and get through this together,” she added.

To limit further spread of COVID-19 in the community, GFN Council and Health Team are encouraging everyone to follow the stay-at-home order and follow the public health recommendations. Furthermore, they are asking no visiting of other households including close relatives like grandparents, sisters, brothers, etc. The say that the only time community members should be leaving their homes is for essential needs like grocery or doctor appointments. If community members have to go out for these essentials, masks covering the nose and mouth are required and hand washing or hand sanitizing must be done frequently.

GFN Council are announcing that—with the exception of the Health Centre which will have a few staff for essential purposes—all offices in the community will be closed including the daycare. The Community Store will be open for community members for curbside-pickup only from 2 pm6 pm daily. GFN Council reminds its members that, “if our members are self-isolating and have had tests come back negative, they must continue to self-isolate/stay home and monitor symptoms for the 14 days since exposure.”

They presently have three Active Cases of Covid in their Community 

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  • 21 January 2021
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Date  Active
Cases 
Resolved
Cases 
Deceased  Hospitalized 
ICU
Feb 27 335 1218 30 23 7
Feb 28 343 1239 30 26 9
March 1 376 1262 30 29 9
March 2  374 1304 30 26 9
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           

This is the total number of deaths among cases in which COVID-19 was determined to be a contributing or underlying cause of death

 

Links to Regional Covid-19 Regional Information

Number of Test and Number of Cases of COVID

Date Tests Cases Date Tests  Cases       
Feb 11 68,800 945 Mar 1 35,000 1,023      
Feb 12 62,000 1,076 Mar 2  30,800 966      
Feb 13 58,800 1,300            
Feb 14 48,700 981            
Feb 15 27,000 964            

Feb 16

30,400 904            
Feb 17 34,000 847            
Feb 18 56,200 1,038            
Feb 19 65,400 1,150            
Feb 20 57,200 1,228            
Feb 21 Not report Not Report            
Feb 22 31,200 1,058            
Feb 23 26,000 975            
Feb 24  54,900 1,054            
Feb 25 66,400 1,138            
Feb 26 64,000 1,258            
Feb 27 59,400 1,185            
Feb 28 49,200 1,062            
                 

 

Covid and test During Ontario Lockdown

December 26th is day one of lockdown in Ontario 

Date Tests #Cases  Date Test Cases Date  Tests Cases
Dec 26   2,142 Jan 11     Jan 26 30,700 1,740
Dec 27   2,005 Jan 12     Jan 27 55,200 1,670
Dec 28   1,939 Jan 13     Jan 28 64,700 2,093
Dec 29   2,553 Jan 14     Jan 29 69,000 1,837
Dec 30 39,200 2,923 Jan 15     Jan 30 59,600 2,063
Dec 31   3,328 Jan16  73,900 3,056 Jan 31 49,400 1,848
Jan 1   2,476       Feb 1 30,400 1,969
Jan 2   3,363 Jan 17     Feb 2 28,600 745
Jan 3 49,800 2,964 Jan 18     Feb 3 52,400 1,172
Jan
4
    Jan 19     Feb 4 64,500 1,563
Jan 5 35,200 3,128 Jan 20     Feb 5  62,700 1,670
Jan 6     Jan 21 70,300 2,632 Feb 6 62,300 1,388
Jan 7     Jan 22 71,800 2,662 Feb 7 51,700 1,489
Jan 8     Jan 23 63,500 2,359 Feb 8  28,300 1,265

Jan 9

72,900 3,443 Jan 24  48,900 2,417 Feb 9 30,800 1,022
Jan 10     Jan 25 36,000 1,958 Feb 10 52,500 1,072

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