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Current COVID-19 situation

Get the latest information about COVID-19 in the Yukon. Stay safe by practising the Safe 6 plus wear a mask.  

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Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Public health measures in force from November 13, 2021

We've declared a state of emergency so we can quickly implement new temporary measures recommended by the acting Chief Medical Officer of Health. This is to:

  • rapidly decrease COVID-19 transmission in the Yukon; and
  • make sure the territory’s healthcare capacity is not overwhelmed.

Read the new temporary measures in effect.

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. 

Facebook live updates

We livestream COVID-19 updates as needed. You can watch the livestream on Facebook

The next livestream is on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, at 11 a.m.

Read the transcripts of previous live updates or watch the videos.

Where we are now
  • We declared a new state of emergency on November 8, 2021, in response to widespread transmission in the Yukon and brought in temporary measures from November 13, 2021.
  • From January 30, 2022, we'll require all Government of Yukon staff and front-line health workers to be fully vaccinated.
  • From November 30, 2021, you'll need proof of vaccination to access non-essential services in the Yukon. 
  • October 15, 2021: the acting Chief Medical Officer of Health issued strong recommendations affecting gatherings and businesses and travellers returning to the Yukon.
  • October 12, 2021: the acting Chief Medical Officer of Health issued a strong recommendation to wear masks in indoor public spaces.
  • The state of emergency expired at 11:59 p.m. on August 25, 2021. ending the remaining restrictions we had in place. 
  • August 20, 2021: we released Forging Ahead: The Yukon's Continuing Response to COVID-19 (and infographic) which guides the way forward as we adapt to living with COVID-19 risk.
  • We lifted some restrictions on August 4, 2021, such as the requirement to wear a mask in indoor public spaces. 
  • Changes to COVID-19 guidance came into effect May 25, 2021.
  • May 29, 2021: we updated the A Path Forward: Next Steps online and the A Path Forward: Next Steps infographic to include the May 25 changes to guidance.
  • May 25, 2021: we made changes to guidance for: self-isolation; restaurants and bars; gyms and recreation centres, gatherings; social bubbles; faith-based services; and funerals.
  • March 5, 2021: we released A Path Forward: Next Steps document and A Path Forward: Next Steps infographic. This replaced the A Path Forward plan.
  • August 1, 2020: we released an updated version of the A Path Forward plan. 
  • May 15, 2020: we released the 1st version of the A Path Forward plan. 
  • March 27, 2020: we declared a state of emergency.
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Ministerial orders in effect

When the state of emergency expired, all ministerial orders under the Civil Emergency Measures Act expired, too. However, some of these ministerial orders have a transition period of up to 90 days. See all ministerial orders in effect.

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

We've declared a state of emergency so we can quickly implement new temporary measures recommended by the acting Chief Medical Officer of Health. This is to:

  • rapidly decrease COVID-19 transmission in the Yukon; and
  • make sure the territory’s healthcare capacity is not overwhelmed.

Read the new temporary measures in effect.

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

We livestream COVID-19 updates as needed. You can watch the livestream on Facebook

The next livestream is on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, at 11 a.m.

Read the transcripts of previous live updates or watch the videos.

  • We declared a new state of emergency on November 8, 2021, in response to widespread transmission in the Yukon and brought in temporary measures from November 13, 2021.
  • From January 30, 2022, we'll require all Government of Yukon staff and front-line health workers to be fully vaccinated.
  • From November 30, 2021, you'll need proof of vaccination to access non-essential services in the Yukon. 
  • October 15, 2021: the acting Chief Medical Officer of Health issued strong recommendations affecting gatherings and businesses and travellers returning to the Yukon.
  • October 12, 2021: the acting Chief Medical Officer of Health issued a strong recommendation to wear masks in indoor public spaces.
  • The state of emergency expired at 11:59 p.m. on August 25, 2021. ending the remaining restrictions we had in place. 
  • August 20, 2021: we released Forging Ahead: The Yukon's Continuing Response to COVID-19 (and infographic) which guides the way forward as we adapt to living with COVID-19 risk.
  • We lifted some restrictions on August 4, 2021, such as the requirement to wear a mask in indoor public spaces. 
  • Changes to COVID-19 guidance came into effect May 25, 2021.
  • May 29, 2021: we updated the A Path Forward: Next Steps online and the A Path Forward: Next Steps infographic to include the May 25 changes to guidance.
  • May 25, 2021: we made changes to guidance for: self-isolation; restaurants and bars; gyms and recreation centres, gatherings; social bubbles; faith-based services; and funerals.
  • March 5, 2021: we released A Path Forward: Next Steps document and A Path Forward: Next Steps infographic. This replaced the A Path Forward plan.
  • August 1, 2020: we released an updated version of the A Path Forward plan. 
  • May 15, 2020: we released the 1st version of the A Path Forward plan. 
  • March 27, 2020: we declared a state of emergency.

When the state of emergency expired, all ministerial orders under the Civil Emergency Measures Act expired, too. However, some of these ministerial orders have a transition period of up to 90 days. See all ministerial orders in effect.

Contact: 

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