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Canada’s First Nations: Indigenous communities counter outbreak

The government has promised more than $220m to help indigenous communities during the COVID-19 crisis.

As the number of COVID-19 cases in Canada continues to rise, the country’s First Nations communities are preparing for the worst.

But while many of them fear that the coronavirus will devastate the region, they have had an emergency plan ready to go.

Al Jazeera’s David Mercer reports.