Dr. Brendan Hanley, the Yukon’s chief medical officer, has confirmed one new case of COVID-19 in the territory.
Case number 82 is positive for COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7. It is the Yukon’s only active case.
The affected person is in Whitehorse. The case is travel-related and linked to an outbreak in another jurisdiction.
According to a May 3 press release, there were no public exposures associated with this case and the individual is self isolating.
Anyone experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 can book a test online or via phone at 867-393-3083.