Sanikiluaq was “joyful” to hear about COVID-19 recoveries, mayor says

Lockdown continues in the community, which is also recovering from a windstorm and staff shortages

Sanikiluaq was the first community in Nunavut to have a positive case of COVID-19, and the first to then have recovered cases. When residents heard the two cases were said to be recovered, they wanted to have a parade, said mayor Johnnie Cookie over the phone. “It was very joyful when we heard,” he said,...

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Kuujjuaq prepares for more COVID-19 testing

A work crew prepares a platform to set up a new tent outside of the Tulattavik health centre in Kuujjuaq on Friday, Nov. 13. The heated tents are being used by health care workers to give flu vaccinations and to administer COVID-19 tests. (Photo by Allen Gordon)