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Nunavut update on COVID-19 – May 19, 2021

Nunavut update on COVID-19 – May 19, 2021



In Iqaluit, Joe Savikataaq, premier of Nunavut, and Dr. Michael Patterson, Nunavut’s chief medical officer of health, provide an update on the territory’s response to COVID-19 (coronavirus disease). The territory is expanding surveillance testing to residential buildings where more than one unit has had positive COVID-19 cases. Employees at Iqaluit’s Qajuqturvik Community Food Centre are being tested after a potential staff exposure. The territory is also announcing four new cases and five recoveries.