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PIB reports positive COVID-19 test

PIB reports positive COVID-19 test

Dale Boyd

Local Journalism Initiative

The Penticton Indian Band Emergency Operations Centre is reporting a single positive COVID-19 test result.

According to an announcement on the PIB’s website on Sept. 12, the band was notified of a positive COVID-19 test result within the PIB community

PIB nursing team are in the early stages of contact tracing.

“It has been strongly recommended that anyone who attended the wake and/or funeral of our Nation member in Oliver on Sept. 10 and 11 self-isolate immediately, and self-monitor for symptoms such as fever, chills, cough, runny nose, shortness of breath, sore throat, fatigue,” the statement from the PIB reads.

Please contact PIB Health at 236-700-0674 if you have immediate COVID-19 questions or concerns, or if you have symptoms and think you may require COVID 19 testing.

The PIB said more information is coming.

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