The territory notes on its website that some students might still be able to attend in person, such as children of essential service workers, students with diverse learning needs, and students in shared resource programs, and more.
The N.W.T. government is reporting the first ICU admission in the territory due to COVID-19 since the Omicron variant became the dominant strain.
Councillors met this morning in light of the chief public health officer's announcement that they are seeing a “significant increase” in cases in the community, but stopped short of declaring a voluntary lockdown.
Workers who contract COVID-19 on the job are entitled to compensation, says James Price of the Yukon Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board, but the first thing they'll need is a confirmed PCR test that shows they had the illness.