One case of COVID confirmed in Yellowknife, 10 contacts isolating

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One case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Yellowknife Thursday afternoon.

In a press release the chief public health officer (CPHO) says the person is a non-resident who was in the city for work.  

The CPHO says 10 contacts have been identified and all are self isolating. 

There is no risk to the public and no exposure location notifications. 

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