Update as of 12:15 p.m. June 15, 2020:
The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government has been informed of a critical situation across the bridge which has triggered the reinstatement of the Listuguj checkpoints. Checkpoints will be reinstated today, June 15, 2020. Additional information will be provided this afternoon, following the Government of New Brunswick COVID-19 Update.
Community members and residents are asked to continue social distancing, wearing masks in public places when social distancing is not possible, and exercising good hygiene and cough etiquette.
Chief and Council and the Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government would like to thank our checkpoint monitors and supervisors for their efforts in helping us keep our community safe. This is a reminder to community members and residents that as of 9:00 a.m the Listuguj checkpoints have been removed.
We understand that there may be on-going anxiety about the potential threat of COVID-19. Rest assured, our government is prepared to reinstate the checkpoints at any point should the situation change and an imminent threat of COVID-19 is identified.
Regional update as June 15, 2020, at 11:30 a.m.:
- There are 26 active cases of COVID-19 in the Campbellton Region. These cases are isolated to the Campbellton Regional Hospital and the Manoir de la Vallee in Atholville. As of Sunday, June 14, 2020, the Government of New Brunswick reported no new cases of COVID-19 across the province.
- In the Gaspesie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine, the number of active cases is currently 3 as of Sunday, June 14, 2020.
- There remains 0 presumptive or confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Listuguj.
We would like to thank our community members and residents for your on-going efforts in keeping our community, families, and elders safe. We are in the process of developing a community feedback survey for the checkpoints in preparation of a potential second wave. This survey will be used to improve our services.
Please stay tuned for more information.