At least 6 Yukon schools shift to temporary remote learning

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There are now at least six schools that have shifted to temporary remote learning in the Yukon.

Last week, the territory said students were to return to in-classroom learning after the holidays. At the time, Dr. Catherine Elliott, the territory’s acting chief medical officer of health, said the “level of risk in schools is acceptable” and that she’s “confident in the decision of students returning to classrooms this year.”

The number of COVID-19 cases in the Yukon continues to surge, with cases in all communities throughout the territory.

On Wednesday, Elliott said she expects infections to keep rising and that there will be more hospitalizations. As of yesterday, she said there

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