Maskwacis has three active cases

Up from one on Sept. 30

Maskwacis has three active cases

Maskwacis has seen a slight increase in confirmed cases of COVID-19 over the last week or so, with three active cases and eight recovered as of Oct. 5.

That compares to one active and seven recovered cases reported by Maskwacis Health Services (MHS) on Sept. 30.

As of Sept. 30, MHS had completed 6,883 tests.

MHS mobile testing began on Oct. 5, and will continue until Oct. 9, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Maskwacis Ambulance Authority.

Those wishing to be tested should enter from the south east entrance at the Jim Omeasoo Centre and bring their health care card.

Montana First Nations issued an advisory on Sept. 27, stating that a non-resident band member had tested positive for COVID-19, and that the individual was self isolating.

MHS and Alberta Health Services are doing contact tracing and will contact anyone who may have had close contact with the individual.

As of Sept. 27, masks became mandatory in all Montana First Nation buildings.

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