New case of COVID-19 in Yellowknife

Residents on WestJet flight #3359 from Calgary in rows 2 to 15 are considered to be at risk of exposure. 


A digital recreation of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. (Photo courtesy of Creative Commons)

According to the office of the chief public health officer, a new case of COVID-19 has been identified in Yellowknife.

Health officials say the individual travelled from Calgary, Alta. on Feb. 8.

Residents on WestJet flight #3359 from Calgary in rows 2 to 15 are considered to be at risk of exposure.

Public health says they’ve called passengers in the identified rows who may have been exposed–no one else on the plane is considered at risk.

The individual immediately self-isolated and is doing well.

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