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, May 5, the COVID-19 case count for Yukon is 82. Seventy-nine people have recovered, two people have died and there is one active case. We have tested 7,228 people.
Vaccination rollout progress
As of the end of the day Monday, May 3, there were 48,655 doses of the Moderna vaccine administered in Yukon. This number includes 25,998 first doses and 22,657 second doses.
By region, the percentage of residents who have received a first dose is: 73 per cent in North Yukon; 82 per cent in West Yukon; 54 per cent in Central Yukon; 60 per cent in Southeast Yukon; and 76 per cent in Whitehorse.
By region, the percentage of residents who have received a second dose is: 66 per cent in North Yukon; 75 per cent in West Yukon; 47 per cent in Central Yukon; 55 per cent in Southeast Yukon; and 67 per cent in Whitehorse. Visit Yukon.ca for the latest vaccination data and progress reporting.
A clinic in Whitehorse is open for residents age 18 and older to receive their first and second doses of the vaccine by appointment or by walk-in. The clinic is open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; on Wednesdays it is open from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The third round of mobile vaccination tours to Yukon communities is complete. Residents age 18 and older can call their local clinics for an appointment or can receive a vaccination in Whitehorse.
To book an appointment and find more information, visit https://yukon.ca/en/this-is-our-shot.
From Wednesday, April 28, to Tuesday May 4, 65 people were 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. Anyone experiencing severe symptoms and requiring immediate assistance can go to the Whitehorse General Hospital Emergency Department, a community hospital or health centre.
The Government of Yukon has received 1,911 complaints as of May 3, 2021:
- Failure to self-isolate: 1,077
- Gatherings over 10 inside or 50 outside: 48
- Failure to transit through Yukon in 24 hours or stay on their designated route: 492
- Businesses failing to comply with orders: 23
- Failure to abide by declaration form: 42
- Failure to wear a mask: 177
- Failure to physical distance: 52
In the last week, there were 7 new charges issued under the Civil Emergency Measures Act (CEMA).
Four charges were for failure to self-isolate as required: two were for failure to provide a declaration and one was for failure to transit through the territory as required.
There have been a total of 87 charges and 70 people charged under (CEMA).
Number of total incoming travellers: 81,120
- Resident travellers: 21,699
- BC residents: 16,425
- NWT residents: 525
- Other jurisdictions: 1,257
- Non-residents staying: 15,246
- Non-residents transiting: 25,753
- Other: 215
- Decals distributed indicating out-of-territory vehicles allowed in Yukon: 387