The Yukon Government confirmed another 23 cases of COVID-19 over the weekend leaving the number of active cases at 68.
Cases continue to be focused in Whitehorse; 22 of the new cases are residents of the territory’s capital and one is a resident of Carmacks.
Since March 2020, 874 people in the Yukon have recovered from the virus and ten people have died.
Along with the COVID-19 case totals, two public exposure notices for the Canada Games Centre and schools in Whitehorse were publicized.
Anyone at the Canada Games Centre’s family pucks and sticks night between 3:45 and 4:45 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 24 should monitor themselves for symptoms until Nov. 7 and get tested if symptoms develop.
An exposure notice for the Canada Games Wellness Centre between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. on Tuesday Oct. 26 was also issued with self-monitoring being recommended until Nov. 9.
Notifications of a possible exposure were also sent out for two days in late October for the Grade 6 class at École Émilie-Tremblay and three days in late October for the Grade 3 class at Holy Family Elementary.
Anyone experiencing COVID-19 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 community health centre.
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