Update: Inuvik Presumptive Positive Test Confirmed

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No contacts identified.


YELLOWKNIFE (October 20, 2020) – The presumptive positive test for COVID-19 in Inuvik has been confirmed.

This individual with COVID-19 is recovering safely at-home.

The contact investigation was completed over the weekend. There is no risk identified for any communities along the route, and no further risk identified for the community of Inuvik.

Yellowknife results still pending

Confirmatory results for the presumptive positive tests in Yellowknife are still pending from our partner lab in Alberta.

Public health will update with more details when they become available.

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