It seems like the province has never been in such bad shape during COVID-19, and there's now an Indigenous community with a temporary shelter in place order in B.C.

On Tuesday, September 8 the Tla’amin Nation said that as of 5 p.m. that night residents had to stay put for 72 hours until 5 p.m. on Friday, September 11.

It’s time to shelter in place,


Tla’amin Nation

They have had an outbreak with four confirmed COVID-19 cases — still more people have symptoms.

"We ask our community members to abide by and be respectful of this lock down," said Hegus Clint Williams.

The hope is that this order will slow the spread and comes after another record-breaking report from Dr. Bonnie Henry that there had been 429 new cases over the long weekend.

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