Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley confirmed Friday that nine of Yukon’s 13 COVID-19 cases were based in Whitehorse. A tenth case in a rural community was also originally transmitted in the capital.
Yukon's acting chief medical officer of health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak in Whitehorse with six new cases reported since Friday. There are now 18 active cases in the territory
A non-emergency telephone service needs more funding to continue picking up Yukoners' calls. The new service's initial funding was part of an emergency pandemic response, but advocates say it's proven valuable and should be made permanent.
Regular MLA’s supported and passed a motion calling for a food security strategy during the last sitting of the legislative assembly.