Early preparation has kept First Nations in Alberta free of COVID-19 so far say leaders

The 45 First Nations in Alberta so far have no known cases of the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

At the moment, Alberta has 2,908 confirmed cases – 59 people have died.

Leaders in Alberta say the communities have been spared to date because of measures they took early.

Video Journalist / Edmonton

Chris Stewart has been in the media for 20 years. He has worked at CBC, Global and CTV as a news camera operator and editor. Chris joined APTN in 2012 in the Saskatoon Bureau and moved to APTN Edmonton bureau in 2015 as a Videojournalist.