Yukon officials to provide a COVID-19 update this morning

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Yukon Premier Sandy Silver is going to provide an update on the COVID-19 situation at 10:30 a.m. on Friday morning. (Wayne Vallevand/CBC - image credit)
Yukon Premier Sandy Silver is going to provide an update on the COVID-19 situation at 10:30 a.m. on Friday morning. (Wayne Vallevand/CBC - image credit)

The Yukon government is set to provide an update on Friday morning regarding the COVID-19 situation in the territory.

Premier Sandy Silver and Dr. Catherine Elliott, the territory's acting chief medical officer, will provide information to the media starting at 10:30 a.m. The news conference won't be livestreamed by CBC.

This week saw a rash of cases in Ross River, Yukon, along with the introduction of the first two conifrmed Delta-variant cases in the territory.

The Delta variant is a highly contagious strain of COVID-19 that is rapidly spreading around the world.

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