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Yukon health officials confirm positive COVID-19 case at secondary school

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Yukon health officials confirm positive COVID-19 case at secondary school

A nurse uses a swab to perform a test on a patient at a drive-in COVID-19 clinic in Montreal, on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. Yukon’s acting chief medical officer of health says there has been a COVID-19 case at a secondary school.

By The Canadian Press

Early Newspaper

Wed., Sept. 8, 20211 min. read

WHITEHORSE – Yukon’s performing chief medical officer of health says there changed into once a COVID-19 case at a secondary school in Whitehorse.

Dr. Catherine Elliot says in a news starting up a pupil changed into once confirmed to bag COVID-19 at Porter Creek Secondary School.

She says students of 4 Grade 9 and 10 classes were requested to watch for indicators or self-isolate looking out on their vaccination status.

Elliot says family participants of the affected classes were notified Tuesday evening.

She says officials are working closely with the school to make contact tracing and believe particular that all important measures are in status.

Elliot says officials were anticipating to survey cases because the school year resumes and bag requested students and academics to purchase all precautions including getting vaccinated and wearing masks.

This document by The Canadian Press changed into once first printed Sept. 8, 2021.

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Yukon health officials confirm positive COVID-19 case at secondary school