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Yukon reports record-high number of active COVID-19 cases – June 16, 2021

Yukon reports record-high number of active COVID-19 cases – June 16, 2021

June 16, 2021 12:02 pm
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In Whitehorse, Yukon Premier Sandy Silver and Dr. Brendan Hanley, Yukon’s chief medical officer of health, provide an update on the territory’s response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. They are joined by Peter Johnston, Grand Chief of the Council of Yukon First Nations. The province is reporting 50 active cases of COVID-19, which is the highest number since the beginning of the pandemic. Most of the cases involve children and young adults.