The acting Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Catherine Elliott reports six new cases of COVID-19 from noon, Friday, September 10, to noon, Monday, September 13. The number of active cases is currently at 21.
Total number of confirmed Yukon cases since March 22, 2020: 706; 656 cases since June 1, including out of territory residents diagnosed in the Yukon and probable cases. Since March 22, 2020, 680 people have recovered.
Out of territory individuals who are diagnosed in the Yukon are counted in the active count but not in the Yukon total case count as they are counted in their home jurisdiction.
For the six confirmed cases since noon on Friday, September 10:
- One in Whitehorse.
- Three in rural Yukon.
- One yet to be confirmed.
- The sixth case is an out of territory resident, diagnosed in the Yukon.
Testing and vaccines
Anyone experiencing symptoms in Whitehorse should call the COVID-19 Testing and Assessment Centre at 867-393-3083 or book online to arrange for testing.
People in communities should contact their rural community health centre. Testing turnaround times remain very quick, 24 hours in the previous week, and negative results can now be accessed online for faster access to results.
The CMOH continues to stress the importance of getting both vaccines to complete the series. Contact your local health centre or book an appointment online at the clinic in Whitehorse.
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