Atikamekw community in Quebec reeling after COVID-19 medical mix up

An Atikamekw community in Quebec is reeling in the wake of a strange medical mix up involving a confirmed case of the COVID-19 virus.

A family in Manawan says they received the wrong results about their infant’s test for the novel coronavirus.

Now they’re wondering how that happened.

Reporter / Montreal

Lindsay was born and raised on the unceded territory of Tiohtià:ke (Montréal), and joined APTN News as a Quebec correspondent in 2019. While in university, she collaborated on a multiplatform project about the revitalization of the Kanien’kéha (Mohawk) language to commemorate the International Year of Indigenous Languages. Before APTN Lindsay worked at the Eastern Door, CTV Montreal and the Montreal Gazette.