Chief and Council of Washagamis Bay First Nation are reporting a positive case of COVIDD-19 in the community.

The affected individual has been placed in a 14-day self-isolation. All close contacts are been followed up with.

Additionally, the community has been placed on full lockdown until further notice.

Only essential emergency workers and front-line workers will be allowed in the community. All Band services and the school will be closed until further notice.

Testing is being provided to all community members and will begin at 9:30 a.m. Friday morning at the Band office and will continue through the weekend.