Yukon records four new cases of COVID-19, bringing total to 64

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WHITEHORSE — Yukon is reporting four new cases of COVID-19 in people who were exposed to someone who had travelled out of the territory.

The government says the four people are recovering at home.

Chief Medical Officer Dr. Brendan Hanley says the new cases bring the tally in Yukon to 64.

A news release says more people may have been exposed to the virus at two other locations.

It says people on an Air North 2517 Vancouver to Whitehorse flight on Dec. 22 could have been exposed to COVID-19.

It says those who visited the wellness room of the Canada Games Centre on Dec. 27 could have also been exposed to the virus.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 1, 2021.

The Canadian Press