Masking, self-isolation set to end in Yukon as vaccination rate approaches 80 per cent

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In just two weeks, the Yukon government will ease major COVID-19 restrictions.

No more masks will be required in public spaces, and no one will need to self-isolate when they come into the territory  — regardless of vaccination status — as of August 4.

The announcement came Wednesday during a COVID-19 news conference.

The territory’s Minister of Community Services Richard Mostyn said during the update that Yukon is now the “safest place on the planet” for those who are vaccinated.

“Our high vaccination rate makes the Yukon one of the safest jurisdictions in Canada indeed … it makes Yukon one of the most safe places in the world.”

“For those who have chosen not to

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