OHSWEKEN — Another community member has died of COVID-19. Six Nations of the Grand River reported an additional death Tuesday, bringing the total to 9 since the beginning of the pandemic.
There are now 5 active cases including 2 cases identified with a variant of concern. One person remains in hospital another 66 are in self-isolation.
This is the first time the case count on the territory has dipped below 10 active cases in the last ten weeks. Six Nations health officials scrambled to contain a devastating second wave that saw the community with some of the highest case rates in the province.
SNGR moved the community into Orange Alert level down from the Black Alert status earlier this week.
To date there have been 438 total cases with 424 resolved cases and 9 deaths.
Vaccinations have opened up to all Six Nations band members. Currently 1726 people have received one dose, another 142 people have received both doses of the Moderna vaccine and another 479 people are booked for future clinics.