All 28 seniors at a care home on the Opaskwayak Cree Nation, near La Pas, Manitoba, have been infected and 17 of them are symptomatic, Chief Christian Sinclair said Monday. At least 17 staff members have also tested positive.
Canada is already experiencing a deadly third wave of COVID-19. But the rise of the P1 variant threatens to make the pandemic worse. Governments and the public will have to act fast to prevent further spread of a scarier variant.