Northwest Territories Reports Three Presumptive Cases of COVID-19 – October 16, 2020

Northwest Territories Reports Three Presumptive Cases of COVID-19 – October 16, 2020



In Yellowknife, Caroline Cochrane, the premier of the Northwest Territories, Julie Green, the minister of health and social services, and Dr. Andy Delli-Pizzi, the deputy chief public health officer, provide an update on the response to COVID-19 in their jurisdiction. The territory is reporting three presumptive positive cases of the coronavirus disease – one in Inuvik, and two in Yellowknife. If confirmed, the cases would bring the territory’s total number of cases to eight and would be the first confirmed positives since April.