Iqaluit’s COVID-19 case count remains at nine

No new cases and no recoveries being reported for second day in a row

Over the last week, there has only been one new case of COVID-19 in Iqaluit. (File photo)

By Nunatsiaq News

For the second day in a row, Nunavut has no new COVID-19 cases and no recoveries to report, Premier Joe Savikataaq announced on Twitter Wednesday.

Nine active cases remain in the territory, all in Iqaluit.

Earlier this week the Government of Nunavut announced public health restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19 in Iqaluit will be relaxed starting Thursday.

The territorial government also announced this week that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine rollout to youth over the age of 12 would begin on June 15.

The first doses will roll out in a mass vaccination clinic in Iqaluit June 16 to 19.

Outside of Iqaluit, Pfizer vaccines will be available by appointment only. Those wishing to book an appointment can call their local health centre.

The Government of Nunavut is scheduled to hold a news briefing on the outbreak in Iqaluit on Friday. Nunatsiaq News will provide coverage at

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(3) Comments:

  1. Posted by End of the hubs on

    I heard Adam lighrstone tweeted that GN going to remove the hubs for fully vaccinated?

    • Posted by Alan Klie on

      Let’s hope that’s true! Can you, or someone else, find the tweet?

      • Posted by anon on

        In case the link doesn’t work”

        Moments ago the Minister of Health just said that the government of Nunavut is in fact considering ending mandatory isolation requirements for fully vaccinated Nunavimmiut
        5:16 PM · Jun 1, 2021·Twitter

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