Bearskin Lake First Nation Reports 24 Cases of COVID-19

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COVID Update

Bearskin Lake – COVID-19 Update – The First Nation community of Bearskin Lake is reporting 24 cases of COVID-19.

Chief Lefty Kamenawatamin of Michikan Lake (Bearskin Lake) First Nation declares State of Emergency after twenty four (24) community members test positive for #Covid19. Case numbers will most likely increase with more testing and tracing.

Bearskin Lake First Nation is an Oji-Cree First Nation reserve in Kenora District. Bearskin Lake is located 425 kilometres north of Sioux Lookout.

Bearskin First Nation’s total registered population as of March 2014 was 900, of which their on-reserve population was 461.