Travel restrictions kick in tonight, still no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nunavut

Premier Joe Savikataaq speaks at a press conference on March 24 in Nunavut’s legislative assembly. As of today, there are still no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the territory. Starting tonight at 11:59 p.m., only residents and critical workers will be allowed into the territory. All public gatherings are banned. Nunavummiut returning to the territory must stay in isolation for 14 days in Ottawa, Winnipeg, Yellowknife or Edmonton, and can contact CPHOTravelRequests@gov.nu.ca for more information. Nunavut students returning to the territory must also stay in isolation for 14 days in either Ottawa or Winnipeg before returning and can contact fans@gov.nu.ca for direction. (Photo by Emma Tranter)

By Emma Tranter

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  1. Posted by sick on

    But there probably are cases in Nunavut. They aren’t testing anyone unless they have traveled recently and have really bad symptoms. They are doing the opposite of the WHO’s direction to “test, test, test”.

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