COVID-19 pandemic in Yukon
On March 22, 2020, Premier Sandy Silver and the Chief Medical Officer, Brendan Hanley, announced that Yukon had its first cases of COVID-19 in Yukon, a couple who had attended a convention in the United States and then returned home to Whitehorse.
|COVID-19 pandemic in Yukon|
|First outbreak||Wuhan, Hubei, China|
|Index case||December 31, 2019 (worldwide)|
|Arrival date||March 22, 2020|
|Information about COVID-19|
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As of May 13, 2020, Yukon has reported 11 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with all 11 of them recovered. 1,112 tests have been completed, with 1076 confirmed negative and 8 still under investigation.
On March 20, 2020, the government of Yukon advised to stop all non-essential travel. On March 22, after its first case, the government limited non-essential travel out of the territory or into remote communities to protect Yukon's most vulnerable citizens. On April 17, minister of community services John Streicker signed the Ministerial Order, which allowed enforcement officers to deny entry to non-essential travellers. All schools are currently closed.
- "Yukon has 2 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the 1st in the territory". CBC News. March 22, 2020. Retrieved March 22, 2020.
- "Information about COVID-19". yukon.ca. February 6, 2020. Retrieved May 13, 2020.
- "Information for Yukoners on Canada-US border restrictions". Retrieved May 14, 2020.
- "Yukon's Chief Medical Officer of Health provides update on COVID-19". Retrieved May 13, 2020.
- "New border control measures come into force". Retrieved May 13, 2020.
- "COVID-19 travel information specifically for Yukoners". Retrieved May 13, 2020.
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