There are more people in Nunavut recovering from COVID-19 than testing positive for it, less than a week after the territory stopped testing people in communities where the virus is known to be present. Government officials will give a COVID-19 update Tuesday at 11 a.m. ET.
Despite reports of Iqaluit’s tap water smelling like fuel, city and territorial officials say it’s well below Canadian water safety guidelines and is safe to drink.
The territorial health authority is reporting a 13th death in the Northwest Territories, the first since the Omicron variant became dominant in the territory, and five hospitalizations.
Work is underway on energy efficiency upgrades at Yellowknife’s Borealis Housing Cooperative, thanks to a $9.05 million dollar federal grant, and $100,000 from the NWT Housing Corporation.