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*Please note: The OCPHO will continue to release daily updates about current cases Monday to Friday regarding the N.J. MacPherson School outbreak in Yellowknife. If there are NO changes to public exposure notifications there will be no updates released outside these days.
Total active COVID-19 cases
|Number/Amount||Location (Region)||Confirmed/Probable||Related Exposure Risks||NWT Resident|
None at this time
|Total Tests Done||Percent positivity||B.1.1.7 (UK Variant) Confirmed|
Public Exposure Notifications
There are no updates today to the current list of public exposure notifications in Yellowknife. Please see all current public exposure notifications here: https://www.gov.nt.ca/covid-19/en/services/public-exposure-notifications
|Restriction Changes||Who it affects||Where it takes place||When it takes place|
|Mandatory masking||Yellowknife, Dettah and Ndilǫ residents
|May 2, 2021|
|Mandatory masking||Behchokǫ̀ residents||Behchokǫ̀||May 3, 2021|
|School closures||Yellowknife, Dettah and Ndilǫ, and residents,
|May 2, 2021|
|School closures||Behchokǫ̀ Residents||Behchokǫ̀||May 3, 2021|
The written Order reflecting the oral orders made on May 1, 2 and 3, 2021 and other directions of the CPHO related to public health restrictions in Yellowknife, Ndilǫ, Dettah and Behchokǫ̀ are available at public-health-order-yellowknife-ndilo-dettah-behchoko-covid-19-restrictions-2021-05-05_0.pdf (gov.nt.ca)
Our goal right now is to test the contacts most likely to be exposed to COVID-19 at this time. Thank you for your patience.
All commentary is attributable to Dr. Kami Kandola, Chief Public Health Officer for the Northwest Territories.