More COVID - Dec 3 Update

    Public exposure notifications are being issued for: - Winter Long Brewing Co. - Friday, November 27 between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. - Whiskey Jacks Pub & Grill - Wednesday, November 25 between 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

    Yukon’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley confirms one new case of COVID-19 today, bringing the territory’s total to 50 cases. There are currently 20 active cases in Yukon.

    Case 48 and 49 from Tuesday, December 1, are linked to a previous case.

    Case 50 from Wednesday, December 2, is in Whitehorse and is currently under investigation.  

    Public exposure notifications are being issued for:

    • Winter Long Brewing Co. - Friday, November 27 between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
    • Whiskey Jacks Pub & Grill - Wednesday, November 25 between 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

    If you are experiencing any symptoms and have been at these locations, call the COVID-19 Testing and Assessment Centre in Whitehorse at 867-393-3083 to arrange for testing. Or drop in at the drive-thru testing centre located at Centennial Motors on the Alaska Highway across from the airport.

    You can also contact your rural community health centre.

    Due to a high volume of calls, you may be required to leave a number where you can be contacted. The COVID-19 Testing and Assessment Centre staff will return your call. If you do not receive a call within 24 hours, please call back.

    If you are waiting for a test result you must self-isolate until you receive your result.

    If you were in contact with anyone who was at a location listed above, you are a secondary contact. In this situation, we ask that you monitor yourself for symptoms but you do not need to self-isolate.

    If you are not notified and do not have symptoms, you may continue your usual daily activities, while following the Safe 6 plus 1 (wear a mask).

    Anyone who is experiencing any of the following symptoms, is asked to self-isolate and arrange for testing immediately: 

    • Fever
    • Chills
    • Cough
    • Difficulty breathing
    • Shortness of breath
    • Runny nose
    • Sore throat
    • Loss of sense of taste or smell
    • Headache
    • Fatigue
    • Loss of appetite
    • Nausea and vomiting
    • Diarrhea
    • Muscle aches

    The Government of Yukon encourages Yukoners to remain calm and continue to follow the Safe 6 plus 1 (wear a mask).

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