Curve Lake First Nation records at least one COVID-19 case

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Curve Lake First Nation has reported at least one case of coronavirus for the first time.

According to the daily situation report issued by the First Nation on Wednesday (Dec. 23), there are fewer than five cases of COVID-19 in the community. Exact numbers are not specified when cases number fewer than five.

Since the pandemic hit, Curve Lake First Nation issues a daily report to provide information on COVID-19, and the First Nation has been free of COVID-19 .

Chief Whetung-MacInnes states home is still the safest place to be as provincial numbers continue to increase. She did not say what the exact number of active cases of COVID-19 is.

Chief Whetung-MacInnes said previously that even though there is good news on the horizon, meaning vaccine approval from Health Canada, there is still a threat to the community and people should not visit the First Nation during the provincial lockdown.

Natalie Hamilton, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Peterborough This Week