Yukon issues 'strong recommendation' for indoor mask use, and 3 public exposure notices

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Citing an increasing number of COVID-19 cases daily in Yukon, the territory’s acting chief medical officer of health issued a strong recommendation for Yukoners to wear masks in all indoor public spaces.

“I am concerned with the increasing number of cases we are seeing daily,” said Dr. Catherine Elliott in a Tuesday news release. “We started at two cases a day, then four and now we are seeing 11 and 12.”

Elliott reported 36 new cases of COVID-19 in Yukon over the Thanksgiving weekend. The case count in the territory now stands at 58, compared to 45 reported on Friday.

She said wearing a mask is a small sacrifice

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