COVID-19 Roundup: $75-million for Canada’s Indigenous people ; Russia’s Yakutian parents should do a better job of self-isolating children

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a press conference at Rideau Cottage amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Ottawa on Thursday, May 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced $75-million in new funding on Thursday that will go to organizations that serve First Nations, Inuit and Métis populations living in urban areas, or off reserve, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Russia’s Yakutia government officials are calling on parents to do a better job of self-isolating children, saying the number of young people with COVID-19 keeps increasing.

With no current active COVID-19 cases, the Faroese society has continued to… Continue reading this Arctic roundup in our interactive map. (Mobile version available here)

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