As of Sunday, Jan. 10, there were 86 active cases. Sunday there were 13 new cases.
With the rising number of COVID-19 cases, the Stony Nakoda First Nation declared a State of Local Emergency and Necessary Action Monday.
It's advised anyone feeling symptoms to follow the four part protocol:
- Following the advice of health professionals
- Assisting with contact tracing, self-isolating,
- Wearing a mask and practicing hand hygiene
- Avoiding all non-essential travel
There will be a curfew from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. except for work, health or emergency purposes.
Starting Tuesday, Jan. 12, on-nation funerals and wakes will no longer be allowed. Virtual funerals are being encouraged and all remains must go from the funeral home to the burial site.