Yukon officials to give COVID-19 update as outbreak expands


Yukon officials will give an update on COVID-19 on Wednesday morning, as the territory deals with its most significant outbreak since the start of the pandemic. 

Premier Sandy Silver and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Brendan Hanley are scheduled to hold a news conference. It will be streamed live here and on CBC Yukon’s Facebook page at 10:30 a.m.

The territory had 33 active cases as of Tuesday evening. Twelve of those new cases were confirmed in the last day — the territory’s largest single spike in cases so far.

That brings the territory’s total case count to 120 since the start of the pandemic, with more than a quarter of those

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