Yukon adds 44 more COVID-19 cases as virus ‘widely transmitted’ across territory – National

Yukon is reporting 44 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, principally in Whitehorse.

The diagnoses carry the overall variety of lively cases within the territory to 124.

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Chief Medical Officer Dr. Brendan Hanley says COVID-19 is now being “widely transmitted” all through Yukon, and is current in 11 of 14 communities.

Hospitals within the territory will postpone some non-pressing procedures and new customer insurance policies are anticipated to come back into impact to restrict the variety of individuals within the amenities.


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Meanwhile, officers say a number of youngster-care centres are actually thought-about COVID-19 publicity areas, so Hanley is asking dad and mom to maintain their youngsters house from day care for 2 weeks if potential.

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Hanley has additionally declared an outbreak on the Whitehorse Emergency Shelter, with 15 confirmed cases in shelter visitors and workers.




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