The office of the chief public health officer (OCPHO) announced 20 active and seven probable cases of COVID-19 in Yellowknife, related to the outbreak at N.J. Macpherson School.
Public health is working through 1000 contacts connected to the outbreak.
Clarification on who is and who is not considered a contact can be found here.
Non-essential travel in and out of Yellowknife, Dettah, Ndilǫ and Behchokǫ̀ is not recommended and residents are encouraged to work remotely.
Updated: Exposure links
There are several exposure links identified in Yellowknife.
Residents known to be at these locations are asked to isolate immediately for 14 days.
The following public exposures require residents to monitor their symptoms.
According to a health advisory, “Individuals present at these locations and times should be extra vigilant in their self-monitoring.”