Nunavut’s active COVID-19 caseload drops to 15
1 new case and 7 recoveries reported in Iqaluit on Friday
One new case of COVID-19 and seven recoveries are being reported in Iqaluit on Friday.
There are now 15 active cases of COVID-19 in the territory, all in Iqaluit, said Premier Joe Savikataaq on Twitter.
Nunavut has reported 648 cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic more than a year ago. Four deaths have been reported since the pandemic began.
Across Canada, more than 1.3 million cases have been reported and there have been 25,411 deaths as of Thursday, according to the federal government’s COVID-19 website.
As of Friday 17,144 people in Nunavut have received their first dose of the Moderna vaccine and 14,783 are fully vaccinated.
The Government of Nunavut is scheduled to hold a press briefing on the outbreak in Iqaluit on Monday, May 31. Nunatsiaq News will provide coverage at Nunatsiaq.com.