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16th person from Eeyou Istchee has tested positive for COVID-19

November 7, 2020
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The infection was diagnosed in a resident of Eeyou Istchee, who is currently in hospital in Montreal for unrelated medical care.

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The Cree Health Board has confirmed a 16th person from Eeyou Istchee has tested positive for COVID-19. 

The infection was diagnosed in a resident of Eeyou Istchee, who is currently in hospital in Montreal for unrelated medical care. Unfortunately, this person caught the virus during a COVID-19 outbreak in the medical unit where they are hospitalized. The person is currently in stable medical condition, and isolating in hospital. Contact tracing found no significant, close contacts presenting further risk.

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