One case of COVID-19 confirmed in Hay River

(CKLB file photo)

Public health officials confirmed on Friday that an individual in Hay River has COVID-19.

They sent out a public health notice alerting the public at 10 a.m. on Saturday.

The notice says the individual is not an NWT resident and the case is travel-related.

“The individual and close contacts are isolating and doing well,” say officials.

There are currently no public risk exposures related to the case.

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Francis Tessier-Burns
Francis was a reporter with CKLB from January 2019 to March 2023. In his time with CKLB, he had the immense pleasure and honour of learning about northern Indigenous cultures.