Old Crow reports 15 active cases, Trʼondëk Hwëchʼin gov't reports 7 in Dawson

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The Vuntut Gwitchin government says there are now 15 active cases of COVID-19 in Old Crow, as of Wednesday, down from 18 on Monday.

The government said in a Facebook post Wednesday evening that three citizens have recovered, and no new cases were reported over the past two days.

Dr. Catherine Elliott, acting chief medical officer of health, says Yukon health officials are working closely with the chief and council.

She said there’s a high rate of testing in Old Crow, and while it’s an active COVID situation, it’s settling, and under control.

In a post to Facebook Thursday, 97 per cent of those 12 and up in the community have had one shot

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