September 20, 2021: COVID-19 case count update

The acting Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Catherine Elliott reports 12 new cases of COVID-19 from noon Friday, September 17, to noon Monday, September 20. The number of active cases is currently 30.  

Total number of confirmed Yukon cases since March 22, 2020: 725; 678 cases since June 1, including out of territory residents diagnosed in the Yukon and probable cases. Since March 22, 2020, 691 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 12 new cases since noon on Friday, September 17:

  • One in Whitehorse.
  • Eight in rural Yukon communities. 
  • Three out of territory residents 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.


Clarissa Wall
Communications, Health and Social Services

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