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Yukon declares COVID-19 outbreak after 18 active cases announced

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Yukon declares COVID-19 outbreak after 18 active cases announced

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The Canadian Press

Posted June 13, 2021 11: 37 pm

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Yukon’s performing chief scientific officer has declared an outbreak of COVID-19 in Whitehorse.

There are in the meanwhile 18 active cases of the virus in the territory, 15 of which are in its capital.

Dr. Catherine Elliott says the outbreak is affecting those which gain now not been vaccinated against COVID-19.

She says about a of the those which had been infected participated in organized gatherings and informal events, equivalent to excessive college graduations and condominium events.


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Six of the cases had been reported on Friday.

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Yukon has seen a total of 104 cases of COVID-19 over the course of the pandemic.

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