COVID-19 public health notification issued for Whitehorse

Yukon Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley has confirmed a new case of COVID-19, bringing the territory’s total to 25 cases.

The additional case is linked to a previous case. The case investigation is underway and Yukon Communicable Disease Control has reached most of the contacts. A public exposure notice has been issued.

Anyone who has been at any of the following locations and who develops symptoms should contact the COVID-19 Testing and Assessment Centre at 867-393-3083 in Whitehorse or contact the health centre in their community and say they were in one of these places.

  • Listers Motor Sports, Whitehorse, between 8:30 a.m. and noon on Tuesday, November 10
  • A&W restaurant, Whitehorse, between 3 p.m and 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 8
  • Save-On-Foods, Whitehorse, before 1 p.m. on Friday, November 6

The symptoms that can occur with COVID-19 are:  

  • 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
Contact 

Patricia Living
Communications, Health and Social Services
867-335-1531
patricia.living@gov.yk.ca

News release #: 
20-335