There was still one positive case of COVID-19 in the NWT as of Monday, the Department of Health and Social Services said in its latest update.

A total of 832 tests have come back negative and 215 tests are pending, with at least 1,047 tests conducted in total.

Across Canada there were 6,320 cases of coronavirus and 66 deaths, the Public Health Agency of Canada said in its report on Monday.

More than 221,000 tests for COVID-19 have been conducted and more than 207,000 have come back negative.

Nunavut remains the only part of the country where a positive case has not been reported.



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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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  1. I’m curious?? The greatest danger we face at the moment is miners from all over Canada meeting at the mines, then returning to their communities in nwt. How is mining rocks an essential service? Also, I understand we need the transports coming in, why can’t they drop their loads at the border and we can have locals take them to the community? With boarders closed these are the only pores