Yukon is reporting a new case of COVID-19 and it’s the only active case outside Whitehorse.
Chief public health officer Dr. Brendan Hanley says the infection is related to a Whitehorse case and there is no risk to the public.
Hanley also extended the territory’s state of emergency for another 90 days, allowing ministerial orders to continue that support the health, safety and economic well-being of Yukoners.
The latest order issued says all Yukon residents visiting bars and restaurants in the territory must sign in with their name and contact information to help with contact tracing.
Premier Sandy Silver also says officials are working on vaccine storage and distribution.
Silver says he is scheduled to speak with the prime minister later this week for more details on Yukon’s vaccination plan.
There are 10 active cases of COVID-19 in Yukon.
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