September 23, 2021
0 active cases || 137 recovered || 6 deaths
- Cases do not include Cree living off-territory
Total cases of COVID-19 for Eeyou Istchee since 11 March 2020: 143
Vaccination in Eeyou Istchee (Youth 12-17 and Adult 18+)
- 14,279 people have been vaccinated with the 1st dose
- 12,080 people have been vaccinated with the 2nd dose
- 86% of 18+ population is fully vaccinated
- 72% of age 12-17 population is fully vaccinated
- 65% of total population is fully vaccinated
**Please note: Vaccination numbers are updated every Monday**
The Delta variant is more contagious and can cause more severe disease. A person with the Delta variant will infect more people than if they had other variants. The Delta variant may lead to more hospitalizations and complications.
Second doses in your community
Call your local CMC to arrange to get your second dose.
Updates from CBHSSJB
On Saturday, September 4, Public Health confirmed five more people staying at Espresso Hotel in Montreal tested positive for COVID-19. All had been previously identified as close contacts of infected people, and were already isolating.
All potential contacts in Wemindji and other Cree communities affected by this investigation have been tested. The test results received so far are negative, although some results are not expected until Monday because of delays in transportation.
Updates from Cree Nation Government
Cree Nation Government Areas of Risk map for travellers
Reminder: Check with your PSO before traveling outside of Eeyou Istchee.
The Cree Nation Government and the Cree Board of Health are closely monitoring our neighbouring areas to assess the risks associated with travel. We are looking for any increase in the number of cases, changes in the regions' ability to manage epidemics, and their ability to conduct contact tracing.