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Yukon sees 2 new coronavirus infections, bringing total number of cases to 22

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Yukon‘s chief medical health officer says two more people in Watson Lake have tested positive for COVID-19.

Dr. Brendan Hanley says in a statement the two new cases bring the cluster of infections to five in members of the same household.

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The statement says the origin source of the infections is still being investigated and contact tracing is underway.

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Watson Lake residents who have any symptoms, even mild ones, are being urged to get tested.

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The territory is also advising that people who were at Watson Lake Foods, Home Hardware and the Big Horn Motel on a number of days between Oct. 7 and Oct. 16 make arrangements for testing.

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The household cluster brings Yukon’s total cases to 22 since the first COVID-19 infection was announced on March 22.