'We're not invincible': Yukoners grapple with 1st COVID-19 outbreak in months


A couple of weeks ago, things were looking brighter in Yukon — there were no more active cases of COVID-19 in the territory, a majority of adults were fully vaccinated, adolescents were getting their shots, and public health restrictions were slowly being eased as the longer days of summer beckoned.

Then darker clouds rolled in.

The territory now finds itself grappling with an outbreak in Whitehorse, new cases outside of the city, and another recent death — the territory’s third since the start of the pandemic.

“I think it’s definitely a reminder that, you know, we’re not invincible to COVID here in the Yukon,” said Selina Humphries of Whitehorse, walking downtown on Tuesday. She said

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