THUNDER BAY – COVID-19 Update – Bearskin Lake is reporting, as of this evening there are 127 positive cases of COVID-18 in the community.
There are just over 400 people in Bearskin Lake. So this represents over twenty-five per cent of the population.
Bearskin Lake has declared a State of Emergency.
Neighbouring First Nations, Muskrat Dam and KI have stepped up helping with supplies.
Sandy Lake is fundraising to support our neighbouring community deal with the covid outbreak. $45,491.00 was raised by 5:18 pm
People can call the radio station at 1 807 774-3191 to make a donation.
• cash can be dropped off outside the radio station in Sandy Lake
• pickup is available
• staff payroll deductions are available
• EMT’s can be sent to email@example.com
The call to the federal and provincial governments have gone out as well.
There is no word from the federal government or provincial government on solid on the ground help for the community as of yet.