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Lockdown begins Friday for Iskatewizaagegan First Nation – CBC

Nov 20, 2020

Members of Iskatewizaagegan First Nation, or Shoal Lake 39, will enter a lockdown as of 6 p.m. on Friday.

Chief and Council made the decision after reviewing the number of active COVID-19 cases in Kenora, Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, and in Manitoba.

A checkpoint will be established leading into the community, and a curfew will remain in effect from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. The checkpoint will refuse entry to non-residents, and those returning to the community will have to go through enhanced screening measures.

All offices, including David Kejick School will be closed until further notice.

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