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Blackfeet Nation reinstates COVID-19 restrictions

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Updated: January 12, 2022 at 7:11 AM MST
One day after implementing these restrictions, the Blackfeet Nation rescinded them.

The Blackfeet Nation is re-implementing "Phase 2" COVID-19 restrictions due to the omicron variant.

The tribe says gatherings and capacity inside businesses will be limited, and a curfew will be reinstated along with a mask mandate. Residents on the reservation are asked to limit their travel to grocery shopping and medical purposes. Tribal offices will also be closed to the public.

On Friday, Blackfeet officials reported there were 104 active COVID-19 cases, and nearly 70% of those people were fully vaccinated.