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Posted: October 12, 2020

In a public service announcement on October 7, 2020, President Rodney Bordeaux of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe issued a shelter in place order amid rising numbers of cases of COVID-19 on the reservation in South Dakota.

Between October 3 and October 10, the reservation went from 209 COVID-19 cases to 282. The tribe has seen 6 deaths, according to the data.

“I see this really intensifying over the next couple of weeks,” Whitney LaCroix, the Chief Nursing Officer for Indian Health Service unit on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation, said on an October 8 video posted by the tribe. She describe an increase in hospital admissions.

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