Canada’s vaccine mandate for air travellers kicks in on Oct. 30, but the federal government says it plans to consult on exceptions so people in small, remote community can travel for essential services.
The Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services Kangirsuk reached a red alert level starting Saturday night, after a positive case of COVID-19 was identified in the community of about 500.
Yukon Communicable Disease Control said the case is linked to the Grade 5b class at the school. A COVID-19 case connected to the same class was announced last week Tuesday.
A letter from the Harry Camsell Elementary School's principal, Carolyn Carroll, said contact tracing is underway and exposure notifications have been sent out after some staff and students were exposed to a positive case of COVID-19.