SRMT & MCA Report Two New COVID-19 Cases Today
Jul 27, 2020
AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe and Mohawk Council of Akwesasne are confirming two (2) new positive cases of COVID-19 in the Akwesasne community. The two cases are being reported by the Tribe’s Health Services and are in addition to the eight (8) cases announced last week. The new cases make a cumulative total of ten (10) active cases reported since Monday, July 20th and fourteen (14) total cases reported in Akwesasne since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic, with four (4) resolved.
Following contact tracing, it has been determined these two new cases are not related to the cluster from last week and were not contracted in the community. No further information is being provided to protect patient privacy.
We are strongly encouraging community members to place the health and safety of our community as a priority. The coronavirus is all around us however, protecting and keeping our community safe from the virus begins with your own personal actions. You are the frontline in our community’s fight to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 in Akwesasne.
As a reminder, we ask that these situations not be used to judge, mistreat or slander any person or family. We strongly advise the community to come together and show compassion for those who are ill or infected, and to unite in our strategy to keep the COVID-19 virus at bay. We ask that you follow all the preventive measures being recommended by both Emergency Operation Centers.
If you have a non-medical emergency matter or require essential items, please call the Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center at (518) 320-0019 or MCA’s EOC at (613) 575-5005 or (613) 575-2331. They are here to help you. We are all in this together.