November 18, 2020: COVID-19 update

This news release has been updated to clarify that the requirements start at 5 p.m.

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

Expansion of self-isolation requirements

As of 5 p.m. on Friday, November 20, everyone other than critical services workers entering Yukon will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. This includes residents of British Columbia, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

Exceptions include residents of border areas such as Atlin, Lower Post, Fire Side, Jade City, Fraser and Pleasant Camp and those exercising an Aboriginal or treaty right for the time needed to exercise the right.

The government does not recommend non-essential travel outside the territory.

Media contact 

Matthew Cameron
Cabinet Communications

Aisha Montgomery
Communications, Community Services

Clarissa Wall
Communications, Health and Social Services


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