Whitehorse Daily Star

Another COVID case reported in Whitehorse

One new case of COVID-19 was reported Wednesday in Yukon, the territorial government said that afternoon.

By Whitehorse Star on January 7, 2021

One new case of COVID-19 was reported Wednesday in Yukon, the territorial government said that afternoon.

“Case 66 is a Whitehorse resident, associated with travel outside the territory but not related to previous cases,” it said in a short statement.

“Health status: self-isolating and recovering at home. Contact tracing is currently underway.”

No public exposure notifications are required, the government said.

Everyone should follow the Safe 6 plus 1, it added. The plus 1 means wear a mask in all indoor public places.

Anyone experiencing COVID-19-like symptoms should self-isolate and remain at home, take the online self-assessment and arrange to get tested.

Comments (13)

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Yoduh on Jan 12, 2021 at 12:40 pm

Jesus people!
Calm down. Walmart is just asking you to wear a mask.
You can still wear your pajamas, and leave your bras, and teeth at home.

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Sheepchaser on Jan 11, 2021 at 7:24 pm

Freedom dies to thunderous applause. Consider that micro-managing each and every circumstance distracts from the broader picture of the virus arriving and spreading eventually. Adapt.

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Woodcutter on Jan 10, 2021 at 4:39 pm

Crayon bone head is a clear example of contrived control. Being week minded and therefore easily led by those who control the alternative narrative. This weakness in mind and corruption of ones moral compass can boil into unexplained acts, such as the world witnessed when fools falls under the spell of trumpism.

The common response is to say I live in fear, however the facts presented to all of us by the worlds best medical professionals and supported by my families doctor give me the assurance that my choices are the wisest possible. I don't go online and watch youtube talking heads or listen to politicians when it comes to public health information.

So sir crayon I see you're deep down in the rabbit hole where the reality is alternative and the narrative is the same same as is being pushed by the lunatic fringe.

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My Opinion on Jan 10, 2021 at 3:23 pm

Nicely said.

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My Opinion on Jan 10, 2021 at 3:20 pm


I have a new handle for ya. "Chicken Little" Lighten up buddy and quit calling people Dumb.

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Crayon Manifestos of the Left on Jan 9, 2021 at 4:17 pm

JC is right. Woodcutter is caught up in a contrived moral panic that has been orchestrated to test the phenomenon of social control. Fear, manipulation, gullibility, reception of authoritarianism... The shepherds are gathering the flock for a fleecing of their freedoms... The wool right over their eyes... See it? Give it a pull...

Absolute ignorance in a system of generalized chaos - Ewe people are effing nuts to tolerate this shite being Rammed down your throats... Fear has always been a fascistic cudgel used in the fight against freedom...

JC - Resistance is futile! You must join the blunt collective now... Make it easier for them... Shear your own wool to commit your own fleecing... Apparently, the crow tastes much better when you give up on your own terms. Just ask the guy that cuts wood and is a member of the blunt collective.

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Woodcutter on Jan 8, 2021 at 5:12 pm

@JC why is this not stopping the spread of the virus?

1. Cause people are traveling to infected areas that have lots of dumb people who don't think covid is real.
2. Dumb people who usually are self centered don't take precautions.
3. Dumb people feel a heighten level of self entitlement and therefore take dumb risks.
4. Dumb people have politicized this public health issue for personal gain and couldn't give a rat's ass about your health.
5. Darwin test is in motion here. It will sort out those who are weak, stupid, risk takers and unlucky.
6. Dumb people don't understand that the virus doesn't move, people do.
7. Dumb people don't believe covid is real.

There is a 6 plus 1 for ya.

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JC on Jan 8, 2021 at 4:51 pm

Patti Eyre: Yes, Covid is real. So is flu, cancer, heart failure, lung infections etc. It's already been substantiated by many qualified doctors that most of these people, between 80 to 90% didn't die from Covid. They died from something else while having covid. So, it wasn't covid that killed them but other disease and sicknesses. But, when they write down covid, they get a government supplement - in the US its $77,000 per death. It has become a money making business. With my lung and heart ailments, my doctor told me I would still have a good chance of surviving Covid. So, I'm not worried about getting it. So, don't be so naive about everything. Do some serious research.

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Patti Eyre on Jan 8, 2021 at 11:24 am

4000 deaths in a single day in the US yesterday. Covid is real!

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donna johnston on Jan 7, 2021 at 8:12 pm

No public exposure notification required - if they came from out of the territory - they came in contact with others - we need the information.

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Matthew on Jan 7, 2021 at 5:42 pm

So... will they be getting fined for breaking quarantine!? Or did they get covid after the 14 days..? Yet again, too many questions but not enough answers..

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JC on Jan 7, 2021 at 3:56 pm

I've been checking the Corn Dashboard every day since this virus came. There are just as many if not more covid cases in Canada today than when the virus came. During the earlier part, mask wearing wasn't mandatory. Now they are. Why is this not stopping the spread of the virus? Obviously, mask wearing is a hoax.

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Will they be charged? on Jan 7, 2021 at 12:04 pm

So, is the student who came to town and didn't self isolate and went out in public going to get charged? The college students did that lied in campus housing, so I hope this one is, too. And their family for also going out before the isolation time.

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