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Dr. Brendan Hanley

Total COVID case count rises to 92

The Yukon has two more COVID-19 cases.

By Whitehorse Star on June 10, 2021

The Yukon has two more COVID-19 cases.

Late Wednesday, the Yukon’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Brendan Hanley, announced two new confirmed cases of COVID-19, one of whom had previously been a probable case.

There are now nine active cases in the territory. In a news release, Hanley said five of these are now confirmed as the P.1 (Gamma) variant of concern.

The Yukon’s total case count is 92.

For the new cases today:

Cases 88, 89, 90 and 92 are Whitehorse residents; all are self-isolating and contact tracing is ongoing.

Case 91 is a community resident who is isolating and case investigation continues.

The cluster of cases had Hanley issuing two more public exposure notices

People may have been exposed to COVID-19 infection if they were at one of the following locations in Whitehorse:

• Save On Foods, Thursday, June 3, between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.; and

• Bigway Foods, Thursday, June 3, between 3 p.m. and 3:45 p.m.

“With current active cases in Yukon, testing for COVID-19 infection is more important than ever in order to identify possible community spread,” Hanley’s office said in a statement.

“People who are vaccinated may acquire COVID-19 in rare circumstances and should seek testing if symptoms develop.”

Anyone experiencing symptoms in Whitehorse should call the COVID-19 Testing and Assessment Centre at 393-3083 or book online to arrange for testing at https://book-covid-19-test.service.yukon.ca/en/.

People in communities should contact their rural community health centre.

Everyone should follow the Safe 6 plus 1 (plus 1 means wear a mask).

Comments (7)

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JohnW on Jun 15, 2021 at 5:59 pm

Those who get the shot are not immune to C0vid. They are low-level virus spreaders because they will catch C0vid and they won't get symptoms severe enough to cause isolation.
Those who take the shot risk serious long-term adverse reactions and medical problems, especially if they're young. However, those who catch C0vid will become immune.
This "outbreak" is further proof that masks and the regulations don't stop the natural spread of C0vid.

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DL on Jun 11, 2021 at 1:30 pm

These case counts are meaningless, considering that the PCR test is notorious for churning out false positives. The great majority of these ‘cases’ either have no symptoms or only mild symptoms, and recover at home. Even the few hospitalized are ‘not in serious condition’, according to Hanley himself. This irrational approach to case count has got to stop. We never counted before how many people get a cold or the flu, and according to statistics covid turns out to be no more severe than a bad flu.

Here’s what the public really needs at this time:
1- Transparency about the real and severe adverse effects of the covid injections (Moderna and Pfizer), especially for young people: thousands killed or crippled worldwide. Not tested for potential long-term effects.
2- Information and access to safe treatments for covid such as Ivermectin, which is safe, cheap, and efficacious for treating and even preventing covid.

Brendan Hanley, remember your medical oath. Doctors are bound by oath to provide all information on the risks and benefits of ALL relevant medical treatments for a condition. In the case of covid, that must include Ivermectin. Several countries around the world have begun using it for treating covid. Canada must get on board.

Look up “Frontline Covid-19 Critical Care Alliance” (a group of USA doctors) for listing of studies demonstrating Ivermectin’s efficacy in treating covid.

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TheHammer on Jun 10, 2021 at 7:16 pm

bonanzajoe@ statistics will not protect you.

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bonanzajoe on Jun 10, 2021 at 4:30 pm

The covid plandemic is still only .002% of the population. What's the big deal. I'm sure there were more flu cases. Stop the panic press.

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My Opinion on Jun 10, 2021 at 4:20 pm

Also where were all those other guys? You are paid a TON OF MONEY and this is your only Duty. Come on Hanley "Pick it up".

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My Opinion on Jun 10, 2021 at 4:17 pm

So Hanley announces that last Thursday one of these people were at these grocery stores. That is a week late Hanley, what takes so long? I can't remember where I was last Thursday, besides if I had contact I would have been sick by now and spreading it. Very, Very poor tracking no effort at all. Typical Government.

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Juniper Jackson on Jun 10, 2021 at 3:34 pm

From the beginning authorities have said that the 'vaccinations' were trial, R-DNA, not a more traditional approach. They have stated again and again, that the vaccination will not prevent you from either catching or spreading the covid virus. Vaccinated persons who contracted covid, should not be described as a rare occurrence and should be expected. The medical personnel also said, from the beginning that hopefully, the vaccinations would keep you alive if you did contract it, and hopefully, a person wouldn't suffer the worst if vaccinated.

This vaccination has not been trialed. No one had better be saying in black and white that you are protected. You aren't. Although, if it prevents the disease from actually killing you.. that's a good thing. It boggles the mind that Silver and his cabal, Hanley, fear mongers, all think that people are going to be tied down forever. Hanley did not know that Asian countries, San Francisco, mask because of acid rain and pollution. He implied that we should go the way of Asia and be masked forever because of covid, flu etc. This is the man who is supposed to be the Yukon's expert, the Yukon's contact person with the 'outside'.

My suggestion, as always, I speak only for myself, is, everyone research everything government or reps says. Make your own decisions. Think outside the box. Keep in mind..The current Liberal government IS the box.

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