A school outbreak declared on May 2 in Yellowknife has officially ended now that the last person to catch COVID-19 has made a full recovery, said the N.W.T.’s chief public health officer in a news release Monday.
In all, 71 confirmed cases were tied to the N.J. Macpherson school outbreak. None were hospitalized.
The COVID-19 outbreak was the N.W.T.’s largest to date and prompted significant public upset.
Schools in Yellowknife, Behchokǫ̀ , Dettah, and Ndilǫ were closed for two weeks on May 3.
Thousands of people were asked to isolate, some for far longer than the usual 14 days as various household members tested positive at different times.
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