Yukon confirms its first COVID-19 cases


Yukon has reported its first positive cases of COVID-19 as of Sunday night, according to the territory’s Chief Medical Officer of Health website.

There are now two positive cases in the Yukon. A total of 418 tests for coronavirus have been conducted there, with 244 negative results and 172 results pending.

The territory’s chief medical officer of health, Brendan Hanley, and Premier Sandy Silver are due to speak at a press conference on Sunday evening.

The NWT confirmed its first positive case of COVID-19 on Saturday morning.

Nunavut remains the only part of Canada to not yet report a positive case of the virus.



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