CP NewsAlert: Nunavut’s first case of COVID-19 confirmed in Sanikiluaq
|Toronto Star 06 Nov 2020 at 13:57|
IQALUIT, Nunavut - Nunavut’s chief public health officer has confirmed the territory’s first case of COVID-19.
Michael Patterson says in a news release that the confirmed case is in the Hudson Bay community of Sanikiluaq, where about 850 people live
Patterson says his department has started contact tracing and a rapid response team has been sent to the community.
Patterson says to contain a potential spread, all Sanikiluaq residents should remain at home and limit contact with others, including family members not living in the same household.