Two new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Norman Wells, Wednesday evening.
The chief public health officer, Dr. Kami Kandola (CPHO), confirms the cases were found at the Imperial Oil worksite.
According to the health advisory, the cases were screened prior to reaching the NWT and the workers did not acquire the infection onsite.
At this time, Dr. Kandola is not declaring a facility outbreak and has deemed there to be no public exposure risk.
Public health says the investigation is ongoing.
The total number of active cases in the NWT, according to the GNWT’s COVID-19 tracker is seven.