A Canadian North flight from Yellowknife to Norman Wells is identified as a COVID-19 exposure location, the Office of the Chief Public Health Officer said in a news release, Aug. 22.

Partially-vaccinated and unvaccinated passengers in rows 14 to 20 on flight 244 on Aug. 21 must isolate for 10 days and arrange COVID-19 testing.

Fully-vaccinated passengers in those rows must self-monitor and if symptoms develop isolate immediately and seek testing.

The notification followed advisories issued for three stores in Fort Providence but no new COVID-19 cases were announced over the weekend.

Blair McBride

Blair McBride covers the Legislative Assembly, business and education. Before coming to Yellowknife he worked as a journalist in British Columbia, Thailand and Ontario. He studied journalism at Western...

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