Current COVID-19 situation

We extended the state of emergency under the Civil Emergency Measures Act on May 27, 2021. Read the news release.

Get the latest information about COVID-19 in the Yukon. Stay safe by practising the safe 6 plus wear a mask and stick to 6 people at indoor and outdoor social gatherings. 

Latest information

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

COVID-19 case count, test results and vaccine doses

Get the latest case count, test results and vaccine dose statistics. This is updated Monday through Friday. 

Current phase: where we are now

We'll be lifting some COVID-19 restrictions on August 4, 2021. 

Changes to COVID-19 guidance came into effect May 25, 2021.

Being in our current phase means that:

History of A Path Forward

Facebook live updates

The next media briefing is Wednesday, August 4, at 10:30 a.m. Watch it live on the Government of Yukon's Facebook page. 

We provide a weekly Facebook live update on COVID-19. We will not have a live update every time there are new cases unless the Chief Medical Officer of Health thinks it’s necessary. 

You can a read transcript of the livestream. This is usually available online within 24 hours of the livestream.

Masks are mandatory in indoor public spaces until August 4, 2021

You have to wear a mask in all indoor public spaces in the Yukon until August 4, 2021. Find out more about wearing a non-medical mask.

Who has to self-isolate when arriving in Yukon

Find all information about self-isolation.

Fully vaccinated people do not have to self-isolate

If you received your final dose of a vaccine approved in Canada at least 14 full days before you enter Yukon, you’re fully vaccinated. You do not have to self-isolate when you arrive in Yukon.

Read about self-isolation after travel.

Unvaccinated people must self-isolate

Exceptions and exemptions 

If you arrive in Yukon from outside Canada

You have to follow federal quarantine rules. These are different from Yukon self-isolation rules.

Travel and borders

We recommend Yukoners stop non-essential travel outside of the territory. If you do have to travel, practise the Safe 6, wear a mask and follow local health guidelines. 

See all information about travel and borders.

If you're travelling to Alaska

The border between the United States and Canada is closed to all non-essential travel. Americans can travel into Canada if they’re travelling:

  • to Alaska; or
  • from Alaska to the rest of the United States.

Americans travelling through Yukon have to follow a designated travel corridor. We give travellers a map of this route at Yukon borders. The State of Alaska introduced travel guidance. Read Alaska’s health guidance for travellers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you're travelling to the Northwest Territories

Before you travel, read the Northwest Territories travel guidelines.

If you're travelling elsewhere

Check with the jurisdiction where you want to travel to find out about their travel and health guidelines.

Find information about travelling to other Canadian jurisdictions.

Prohibited services

No services are prohibited in Yukon.

Public updates

Read the weekly COVID-19 public update from the Emergency Measures Organization. This is updated on Thursday. 

Get support

You can read the economic resilience plan. It maps out our approach to support people and businesses impacted by COVID-19.

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Get the latest case count, test results and vaccine dose statistics. This is updated Monday through Friday. 

We'll be lifting some COVID-19 restrictions on August 4, 2021. 

Changes to COVID-19 guidance came into effect May 25, 2021.

Being in our current phase means that:

History of A Path Forward

The next media briefing is Wednesday, August 4, at 10:30 a.m. Watch it live on the Government of Yukon's Facebook page. 

We provide a weekly Facebook live update on COVID-19. We will not have a live update every time there are new cases unless the Chief Medical Officer of Health thinks it’s necessary. 

You can a read transcript of the livestream. This is usually available online within 24 hours of the livestream.

You have to wear a mask in all indoor public spaces in the Yukon until August 4, 2021. Find out more about wearing a non-medical mask.

Find all information about self-isolation.

Fully vaccinated people do not have to self-isolate

If you received your final dose of a vaccine approved in Canada at least 14 full days before you enter Yukon, you’re fully vaccinated. You do not have to self-isolate when you arrive in Yukon.

Read about self-isolation after travel.

Unvaccinated people must self-isolate

Exceptions and exemptions 

If you arrive in Yukon from outside Canada

You have to follow federal quarantine rules. These are different from Yukon self-isolation rules.

We recommend Yukoners stop non-essential travel outside of the territory. If you do have to travel, practise the Safe 6, wear a mask and follow local health guidelines. 

See all information about travel and borders.

If you're travelling to Alaska

The border between the United States and Canada is closed to all non-essential travel. Americans can travel into Canada if they’re travelling:

  • to Alaska; or
  • from Alaska to the rest of the United States.

Americans travelling through Yukon have to follow a designated travel corridor. We give travellers a map of this route at Yukon borders. The State of Alaska introduced travel guidance. Read Alaska’s health guidance for travellers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you're travelling to the Northwest Territories

Before you travel, read the Northwest Territories travel guidelines.

If you're travelling elsewhere

Check with the jurisdiction where you want to travel to find out about their travel and health guidelines.

Find information about travelling to other Canadian jurisdictions.

No services are prohibited in Yukon.

Read the weekly COVID-19 public update from the Emergency Measures Organization. This is updated on Thursday. 

You can read the economic resilience plan. It maps out our approach to support people and businesses impacted by COVID-19.

Contact: 

If you have a non-medical question, email covid19info@yukon.ca. If you have a medical question, phone 811.