Dr. Catherine Elliott, the acting chief medical officer of health, has reported four new cases of COVID-19 from noon last Wednesday to noon Friday.
One is in Whitehorse, while three are in rural Yukon.
As of late Friday afternoon, when she reported, the number of active cases was currently at 25. Case counts from the weekend were not available this morning.
The total number of confirmed Yukon cases since March 22, 2020 is 716. They include 666 cases since June 1, including out-of-territory residents diagnosed in the Yukon and probable cases.
Since March 22, 2020, 686 Yukoners have recovered.
Out-of-territory individuals who are diagnosed in the territory are counted in the active count but not in the Yukon total case count as they are counted in their home jurisdiction.
Elliott has also issued a public exposure notice for Johnson Elementary School in Watson Lake.
Students in Grades 1 in class between Sept. 7 and Sept. 9, 2021 were asked to self-isolate until the past Sunday and self-monitor until the coming Thursday. Staff not fully vaccinated or unvaccinated are also being asked to self-isolate.
Students in Grade 4 in class between Sept. 7 and Sept. 9 and last Monday through Wednesday are asked to self-isolate until Sept. 25, then self-monitor until Sept. 30.
A rapid-response testing team was scheduled to arrive in Watson Lake today to begin testing on Tuesday.
Testing was available over the past weekend at the Watson Lake Community Hospital.