Nunavik reports one more case of COVID-19, and another recovery
Puvirnituq currently has 12 of region’s 13 confirmed cases
Another case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Puvirnituq, the 12th in the community and 13th across the region, the Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services confirmed on April 16.
The latest person to have the infection diagnosed was already in isolation at home and will remain there until they recover. There are now 11 active cases of COVID-19 in Puvirnituq.
Some good news also came with the announcement: there has been a second recovery from the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
As with the first confirmed case in Salluit, one of the people diagnosed with COVID-19 in Puvirnituq has recovered.
After recovering, people are no longer required to remain in isolation, and the health board encourages community members not to stigmatize those who have been diagnosed with COVID-19.