Yukon confirms three new COVID-19 cases, potential exposure site in Whitehorse
New infections are linked to previous cases, says territorial government
Yukon's chief medical officer confirmed three new COVID-19 cases on Friday, all linked to previous cases.
The territory has also issued a public exposure notice for a Whitehorse fitness centre.
Anyone who was at Better Bodies on Saturday, Nov. 14 between 12 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. and is experiencing symptoms should call the COVID-19 testing centre in Whitehorse at 867-393-3083, or contact the health centre in their community.
A government news release said an investigation into the case is underway, and public health workers are reaching out to contacts.
Yukon has now confirmed a total of 29 cases since the pandemic began. One person has died in the territory.
The government says anyone experiencing the following symptoms should arrange for a COVID-19 test "immediately":
- Difficulty breathing
- Shortness of breath
- Runny nose
- Sore throat
- Loss of sense of taste or smell
- Loss of appetite
- Nausea and vomiting
- Muscle aches