Yukon reports 32 new cases of COVID-19, no new deaths

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VANCOUVER — Yukon is reporting 32 new cases of COVID-19 over a three-day period, bringing the active case count to 69.

Since the pandemic began, the territory has recorded 1,507 cases.

Of those, the health authority says 1,429 have recovered.

No new deaths have been reported in the three-day period since Friday, when the territory announced its 13th fatality from the virus.

Last week, Yukon announced COVID-19 vaccinations for children between the ages of five and 11 will start on Dec. 6.

The territory has also launched its free vaccination verification smartphone app, which will help businesses confirm a person's vaccination status.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 29, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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