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Yukon reported its third positive case of COVID-19 on Wednesday morning.

“This third case is related to travel outside of Yukon. The individual was tested on Monday, March 23 and test results were received this morning. The individual is doing well at home and contact tracing has begun,” chief medical health officer Dr. Brendan Hanley said in a news release.

Yukon’s first two cases were announced on Sunday night.

Canada-wide there were at least 1,960 positive cases of coronavirus and 27 deaths, according to a report on Wednesday morning by the Public Health Agency of Canada.

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Blair McBride

Blair McBride covers the Legislative Assembly, business and education. Before coming to Yellowknife he worked as a journalist in British Columbia, Thailand and Ontario. He studied journalism at Western...

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