New cases of the coronavirus have been found in two First Nation communities, according to the Sioux Lookout First Nation Health Authority. 

Three cases were found in one community. The first was found last Friday and two more yesterday, indicating there was spread within the First Nation. 

Another two cases were found in a second community. The names of the community haven't been released. 

Contact tracing was in place for both First Nations, and the process is already underway. 

SLFNHA continues to remind community members to practice social distancing and the following best practices:

  • Wash or sanitize your hands frequently
  • Cough and sneeze etiquette
  • Avoid touching your face
  • Sanitize multitouch surfaces
  • Stay home
  • Wear a mask if you cannot maintain two metres from others in public.

For more information:

Sioux Lookout First Nation Health Authority - COVID-19