N.W.T. active COVID-19 case count climbs to 198

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N.W.T. health officials updated the territories COVID-19 case count Friday.  (NIAID Integrated Research Facility/Reuters - image credit)
N.W.T. health officials updated the territories COVID-19 case count Friday. (NIAID Integrated Research Facility/Reuters - image credit)

There are now 198 active cases of COVID-19 in the Northwest Territories with the majority in the Sahtu region.

In the Sahtu the active case count grew to 177 Friday:

  • Fort Good Hope, 86

  • Colville Lake, 73

  • Deline, 8

  • Norman Wells, 10

There are now 20 active cases in Yellowknife and one in Inuvik.

The Salvation Army building in Yellowknife was added to the list of high exposure settings for COVID-19. Anyone who was at the Salvation Army and who slept there overnight on Aug. 15 through 19 must isolate for 10 days and arrange testing, regardless of their vaccination status.

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