February 12, 2021: COVID-19 case update

Yukon is reporting two new cases of COVID-19 today; one is confirmed and the other is a probable positive.

  • Case 71: Whitehorse resident, linked to an outbreak in an industrial worksite outside of Yukon
  • Case 72: Whitehorse resident, linked to a previous case

Health status: Both are self-isolating and recovering.  

Exposure notices

People may have been exposed to COVID-19 infection if they were at one of the following locations:

  • Save-On-Foods
    • Thursday, February 11, 2021, between 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

On the following flight:

  • Air North 544 Vancouver to Whitehorse
    Sunday, February 7, 2021, between 11 a.m. (PST) to 2:25 p.m. (MST)

Anyone experiencing COVID-19 like symptoms should self-isolate and remain at home, take the online self-assessment and arrange to get tested.

Safe 6 plus 1

Everyone in Yukon should 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.

 

Contact 

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

News release #: 
21-042