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:
- Difficulty breathing
- Shortness of breath
- Runny nose
- Sore throat
- Loss of sense of taste or smell
- Loss of appetite
- Nausea and vomiting
- Muscle aches
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