Alert Bay mayor tests positive for COVID-19

Alert Bay mayor tests positive for COVID-19
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Village of Alert Bay

The mayor of a village located on an island just east of Vancouver Island has the coronavirus.

Village of Alert Bay mayor Dennis Buchanan has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a press release issued by the municipality on Monday. He has received treatment from local medical staff and is currently resting at home.

Buchanan is asking residents to follow the provincial health officer’s recommendations.

Alert Bay is located on Cormorant Island, which is roughly 10 kilometres away from Port McNeill.


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