Nunavut returns to 0 active COVID-19 cases – CBC

Several public health orders remain in effect, including a territory-wide masking order

Oct 26, 2021

There are no active COVID-19 cases in Nunavut, says the territory’s website, last updated Tuesday.

Since the pandemic reached the territory, there have been 674 cases of the illness, including four deaths. Some of the hardest-hit communities in the past have been Iqaluit and Arviat.

Outbreaks were declared in Coral Harbour on Sept. 29 and in Kinngait on Sept. 19.

In a previous statement, Dr. Michael Patterson, Nunavut’s chief public health officer said outbreaks are over once it’s been 28 days since anyone had COVID-19.

There remains several health orders in place by Nunavut’s chief public health officer, as of Oct. 22.

Those include Nunavut-wide mandatory masking in public spaces and various gathering restrictions.

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