Public health officials have added a handful of locations in Fort Providence to the growing list of possible COVID-19 exposures.
“The OCPHO advises anyone in community of Fort Providence and across the territory to also isolate immediately and arrange for testing if they have symptoms. However, those people at the following locations during the times outlined at higher risk of being a contact of someone with COVID-19,” reads a notice.
If symptomatic, residents should isolate at home and call the health centre in advance to arrange for testing.
A list of all current exposure locations across the NWT can be found here.
On Saturday, public health communications said they would not be updating the territory’s COVID-19 dashboard on weekends.
With that being the case, according from the latest data on Friday, there are 198 active cases in the NWT.