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Nunavut residents wear masks to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

Rural communities hard hit by coronavirus

From Steinbach to Shamattawa and Nunavut, rural and remote communities are suffering COVID’s worst wrath

Reuters – The coronavirus pandemic is racing through Canada’s remote and rural regions, as isolation, a crucial buffer during the first wave, left their limited health-care systems vulnerable once the virus arrived. The latest spread opens a new front for the world’s second-largest country by area as it prepares for a logistically difficult vaccination program