Non-resident tests positive for COVID-19 while in Yukon

An out of territory resident has tested positive for COVID-19. The person has been hospitalized in Whitehorse and they are in a stable condition.

Contact tracing is well under way and all close contacts in Yukon have been contacted by public health officials.

Based on the risk assessment by Yukon Communicable Disease Control, the public health risk associated with this case is low.

Quick facts 
  • As this person is not a resident of Yukon, this case will not be included in Yukon’s case count.

  • Visit yukon.ca/covid-19 for the latest information.

  • For non-medical questions, email covid19info@gov.yk.ca or phone 1-877-374-0425.

  • For medical questions or if you feel ill, phone 811 or launch the COVID-19 self-assessment tool.

Contact 

Dr. Brendan Hanley
Chief Medical Officer of Health
867-667-9522
brendan.hanley@yukon.ca

News release #: 
20-273