Covid-19 warning issued for some Larga Kitikmeot travellers

Covid-19 warning issued for some Larga Kitikmeot travellers

The Nunavut government says anyone who stayed at Yellowknife’s Larga Kitikmeot over a two-day period earlier this month should isolate and book a Covid-19 test. The Larga Kitikmeot boarding home provides somewhere to stay for Inuit travelling from the Kitikmeot region in order to receive medical treatment in Yellowknife or farther south. In an advisory shared to Facebook, Nunavut said a case of Covid-19 at the facility meant there was a “significant increase to risk of exposure” if you were there on either Wednesday, October 6 or Thursday, October 7. The NWT government did not immediately issue a similar notification. The Nunavut government said anyone who stayed at Larga Kitikmeot on either of those two days should isolate for 14 days and get tested, regardless of vaccination status. Yellowknife has …
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