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Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley. (Yukon News file)
Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley. (Yukon News file)
Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley. (Yukon News file)

Yukon reports zero new cases of COVID-19 for first time since June 5

All youth born in 2009 are now able to receive the Pfizer vaccine, even if they haven’t yet turned 12

Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley. (Yukon News file)
A Whitehorse wildland firefighting crew watches as their last crew member exits a hovering helicopter during training near Chadburn Lake on May 22, 2020. Wildland fire crews assisted with a helicopter rescue on near Watson Lake on July 15. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Stranded canoeists rescued via helicopter near Watson Lake

Two canoeists were rescued via helicopter from the Liard River on July…

A Whitehorse wildland firefighting crew watches as their last crew member exits a hovering helicopter during training near Chadburn Lake on May 22, 2020. Wildland fire crews assisted with a helicopter rescue on near Watson Lake on July 15. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
Yukon RCMP and other emergency responders were on the scene of a collision at Robert Service Way and the Alaska Highway on June 12. (Black Press file)

Body of missing man found

Terry Douglas Ollie, 33, was found in the Takhini area

Yukon RCMP and other emergency responders were on the scene of a collision at Robert Service Way and the Alaska Highway on June 12. (Black Press file)
Catherine Elliott, Yukon acting Chief Medical Officer of Health, announced 20 new COVID-19 cases on July 19. (John Hopkins-Hill/Yukon News file)

Yukon sees 20 new cases over the weekend

Active cases are now at 76

Catherine Elliott, Yukon acting Chief Medical Officer of Health, announced 20 new COVID-19 cases on July 19. (John Hopkins-Hill/Yukon News file)
Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley. (Yukon News file)

Yukon falls to 78 active COVID-19 cases; seven new cases announced

Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley. (Yukon News file)
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Yukon logs six new cases for July 14

There are now 81 active cases

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Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley. (Yukon News file)

New COVID-19 death recorded in Yukon

The Yukon logged 19 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend, from July 9 to 12.

Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley. (Yukon News file)
Flooding is seen encroaching on a cabin near Tagish on July 7. A state of emergency has been declared for Southern Lakes and Lake Laberge. (Stephanie Newsome/Yukon News)

State of emergency declared in Southern Lakes to prepare for possible evacuation

The emergency state will be in effect for 90 days and can be cancelled any time

Flooding is seen encroaching on a cabin near Tagish on July 7. A state of emergency has been declared for Southern Lakes and Lake Laberge. (Stephanie Newsome/Yukon News)
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Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley. (Yukon News file)

Rapid response testing clinics planned for Old Crow and Mayo

The Yukon logged 10 new COVID-19 cases on July 6

Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley. (Yukon News file)
Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley. (Yukon News file)

Forty new COVID-19 cases reported between July 2 and 5

The Yukon logged 40 new cases of COVID-19 between July 2 and…

Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley. (Yukon News file)
Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley announced 22 new COVID-19 cases for June 25 and new recommendations for gatherings. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Hanley advises new gathering restrictions as Yukon reports 22 new COVID-19 cases

“Our public health system is significantly challenged right now and this measure will allow us to address where we are seeing our greatest risk,” Hanley says

Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley announced 22 new COVID-19 cases for June 25 and new recommendations for gatherings. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
A flood warning has been issued for the Yukon River at Carmacks. Crystal Schick/Yukon News

Carmacks issued boil water advisory

Advisory affects those using private wells

A flood warning has been issued for the Yukon River at Carmacks. Crystal Schick/Yukon News
Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley announced 18 new cases on June 24 and urged calm among parents. (Yukon News file)

Hanley urges calm among parents awaiting COVID-19 communication

Yukon records 18 new cases and 53 recoveries on June 24

Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley announced 18 new cases on June 24 and urged calm among parents. (Yukon News file)
Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley announces eight new COVID-19 cases for June 22. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Yukon records eight new COVID-19 cases; active case count at 92

Anyone experiencing symptoms should seek a test, officials say

Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley announces eight new COVID-19 cases for June 22. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley has announced 30 new COVID-19 cases on June 21 for a total of 100 active cases. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Yukon experiencing community spread among unvaccinated: Hanley

Territory logs 30 new cases on June 21, for a total of 68 new cases this weekend

Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley has announced 30 new COVID-19 cases on June 21 for a total of 100 active cases. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley announced 29 new COVID-19 cases on June 19 and community transmission among unvaccinated individuals. (Yukon News file)

Yukon logs record-high 29 new COVID-19 cases

F.H. Collins prom attendees and some Porter Creek Grade 9 students are instructed to self-isolate as community transmission sweeps through unvaccinated populations

Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley announced 29 new COVID-19 cases on June 19 and community transmission among unvaccinated individuals. (Yukon News file)
Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley. (Yukon News file)

Yukon logs nine new COVID-19 cases, 54 active cases

More CEMA enforcement officers have been recruited, officials say

Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley. (Yukon News file)
The Yukon has confirmed 33 active COVID-19 cases on June 15. (file photo)

‘It is now more important than ever to get vaccinated’: Yukon jumps to 33 active COVID-19 cases

The Yukon has confirmed 12 new cases of COVID-19 overnight, according to…

The Yukon has confirmed 33 active COVID-19 cases on June 15. (file photo)