Yukon reports another COVID-19 death, 14 more cases

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WHITEHORSE — Yukon is reporting another death from COVID-19.

It is the 14th person to die in the territory from complications of COVID-19 since its first death was reported in October 2020.

The territory also says in a statement it has 14 new COVID-19 cases and 62 active infections.

Yukon Premier Sandy Silver told a news conference Wednesday that the territory would be lifting some health restrictions this weekend.

As of Dec. 4, proof of vaccination will no longer be required for faith-based gatherings, sports for those under 18, or to access personal services such as a haircut.

The territory says 1,533 people have contracted the virus since the pandemic began.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 2, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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