February 11, 2021: COVID-19 update

Please note that the vaccination rollout progress numbers have been updated. 

The Government of Yukon has the following updates for the Yukon public on measures being taken in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 cases and recoveries

As of Wednesday, February 10, the COVID-19 case count for Yukon is 70. Sixty-nine people have recovered, one person has died, and there are no active cases. We have tested 6,414 people.

Vaccination rollout progress

As of end of day Wednesday, February 10, there were 11,434 doses of the Moderna vaccine administered in Yukon. This number includes 10,604 first doses and 830 second doses. Visit Yukon.ca for the latest vaccination data and progress reporting.

A mobile clinic in Dawson is administering vaccines this week at the long-term health care facility.

Second vaccines for other Yukon communities will be available in the near future. Residents age 18 and older will have the opportunity receive their first shot during the second visit. A third visit will ensure that everyone in the communities is able to get immunized.

Bookings for a second dose will open soon online and by phone. Visit https://yukon.ca/en/this-is-our-shot for more information.

COVID-19 testing

From Wednesday, February 3, to Wednesday, February 10, there were 132 people tested at the COVID-19 Testing and Assessment Centre.

The COVID-19 Testing and Assessment Centre is open 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Sunday. Those experiencing severe symptoms and requiring immediate assistance can go to the Whitehorse General Hospital Emergency Department, a community hospital or health centre.

Enforcement statistics

The Government of Yukon has received 1,436 complaints as of February 10:

  • Failure to self-isolate: 801
  • Gatherings over 10 inside or 50 outside: 38
  • Failure to transit through Yukon in 24 hours or stay on their designated route: 436
  • Businesses failing to comply with orders: 14
  • Failure to abide by declaration form: 26
  • Failure to wear a mask: 85
  • Failure to physical distance: 36

There have been a total of 48 charges and 39 people charged under the Civil Emergency Measures Act (CEMA). No new charges since the last report on February 3.

Number of total incoming travellers: 69,948

  • Resident travellers: 18,917
  • BC residents: 15,668
  • NWT residents: 508
  • Other approved jurisdictions: 388
  • Non-residents staying: 12,352
  • Non-residents transiting: 22,018
  • Other: 97
  • Decals distributed indicating out-of-territory vehicles allowed in Yukon: 380
Contact 

Matthew Cameron
Cabinet Communications
867-393-7136
matthew.cameron@yukon.ca

Pat Living
Communications, Health and Social Services
867-335-1531
patricia.living@yukon.ca

News release #: 
21-038