REMINDER: BE DILIGENT AS CASES OF COVID-19 AT RECORD HIGHS IN ONTARIO
The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is reminding the community that cases of COVID-19 are continuing to rise in Ontario. Today, Ontario Premier Doug Ford reported a record-breaking number of 939 new positive cases, the most in a single day to date. The previous day also set a new one-day record with 797 new cases. The Eastern Ontario Health Unit reports that there are 8 active cases in the Cornwall area, which Akwesasne is part of.
Ontario is reviewing its re-opening measures and restrictions may again be placed on indoor dining, cinemas, gyms, and other areas. For updates, please continue monitoring the following:
- MCA Website: www.akwesasne.ca
- MCA Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/akwesasne.ca
- CKON Radio: 97.3 FM
- Ontario’s Website: covid-19.ontario.ca/data
- Eastern Ontario Health Unit Website: www.eohu.ca
Remember to continue practicing prevention measures including wearing of masks, handwashing, and social distancing. This includes maintaining 6-feet/2-metres of distance from others. Also, restrict travel and unnecessary social gatherings.
It is difficult for all of us to refrain from our normal activities, but we can all do our part to keep ourselves and one another safe and healthy.
We are all in this together; let’s continue keeping Akwesasne safe.