January 1, 2021: four new COVID-19 cases confirmed

Yukon’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley confirms four new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the territory’s total to 64 cases. There are currently four active cases in Yukon.

  • Cases 61, 62, 63, 64: Yukoners, close or household contacts of an out-of-territory traveller
  • Health status: Recovering at home

Public exposure notifications

People may have been exposed to COVID-19 infection in these two places:

  • Tuesday, December 22, 2020
    • Air North 2517 Vancouver to Whitehorse, 12:15 p.m. (PST) to 4:50 p.m. (MST)
  • Sunday, December 27, 2020
    • Canada Games Centre, Whitehorse, in the Wellness Room, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Anyone experiencing any COVID-19 like symptoms should self-isolate and remain at home, take the self-assessment online 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@gov.yk.ca

News release #: 
21-001