New COVID-19 cases confirmed at November 27th YTG Press Conference

    Yukon’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley confirmed in press release on Friday, November 17, three new cases of COVID-19, bringing the territory’s total to 45 cases.

    There are currently 15 active cases in Yukon.

    All three cases are in Whitehorse and all remain under investigation:

    • Case 43 and 44 are linked to a known case in Whitehorse.
    • Case 45 is linked to travel outside Yukon.

    Additional public exposure notifications are being issued for:

    • Better Bodies
      • Sunday, November 1 to Wednesday, November 18, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
         
    • Canada Games Centre in the Wellness Room
      • Saturday, November 21, 11 a.m. to noon.  
         
    • Sakura Sushi
      • Friday, November 20, 5 p.m. to closing
         
    • Whitehorse Transit
      • Wednesday, November 18:
        • Route #2 from Copper Ridge to 2nd Avenue between the hours of 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
        • Route #2 from 2nd Avenue to Copper ridge between 5 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.  
           
      • Thursday, November 19:
        • Route #2 from Copper Ridge to 2nd Avenue between the times of 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.  
        • Route #5 from 2nd Avenue to Range Road between 7:30 p.m. and 7:50 p.m.  
        • Route #2 from 2nd Avenue to Copper Ridge between 10 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. 

    If you were in contact with anyone who was at one of the locations listed in the public exposure notices, you are a secondary contact and you do not need to self-isolate. Visit Yukon.ca for more information on self-isolation.

    If you are not notified and do not have symptoms, you may continue with your usual daily activities. Remember to always follow the Safe 6 and we encourage you to wear a mask when required.

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