Yukon’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley confirms two new cases of COVID-19 in Yukon.
- Case 79 and case 80, both adults in Whitehorse, are in the same household. The source of infection is currently under investigation.
Self-isolating and recovering at home. Contact tracing is ongoing.
Public exposure notification
People may have been exposed to COVID-19 infection if they were at the following location:
Saturday, April 10, 2021
Wykes’ Your Independent Grocer, Whitehorse
- Between 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Anyone who was at this location and has symptoms of COVID-19 should get tested, take the online self-assessment and arrange to get tested either by calling 867-393-3083 or booking a test online https://book-covid-19-test.service.yukon.ca/en/. Rural Yukon residents should contact their community health centre to arrange for testing.
Anyone who is experiencing any of the following symptoms is asked to self-isolate and arrange for testing immediately:
- difficulty breathing
- shortness of breath
- runny nose
- sore throat
- loss of sense of taste or smell
- loss of appetite
- nausea and vomiting
- muscle aches
Safe 6 plus 1
Everyone should continue to follow the Safe 6 plus 1. The plus 1 means wear a mask in all indoor public places. Information about the Safe 6 is at: practisesafe6.ca
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