COVID-19 in Canada’s Territories

Since mid-March, we have been tracking data related to the coronavirus in the Canadian Territories. We wanted to see how the information changed over time. All information is direct from government sources.

Northwest Territories

Timeline of NWT COVID-19 Events

  • Fourth and Fifth Recovery April 20, 2020

    NWT Chief Public Health Officer announces that all NWT COVID-19 cases are declared recovered.

    Source: NWT Chief Public Health Officer Twitter

  • Third Recovery April 17, 2020

    Third patient in the NWT declared recovered. Unknown details about the patient.

    Source: Cabin Radio

  • Second Recovery April 15, 2020

    NWT Chief Public Health Officer announces the second recovered case in the NWT. The case from Inuvik.

    Source: Cabin Radio

  • Fifth Case April 5, 2020

    Fifth Case of COVID-19 confirmed in the Northwest Territories. The case recently traveled to Latin America returning to Yellowknife.

    Source: CBC North

  • First Recovery April 3, 2020

    First NWT COVID-19 patient declared recovered. The patient never required hospital treatment.

    Source: Cabin Radio

  • Third and Fourth Case April 2, 2020

    Two new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in the Northwest Territories. Both cases related to travel outside of Territory.

    One case:

    • traveled to Europe
    • returned to Yellowknife

    Other case:

    • traveled elsewhere in Canada
    • first case from community (outside Yellowknife, Hay River, Fort Smith, or Inuvik). Later confirmed to be in Fort Resolution.
    • had a pre-existing condition that required hospitalization

    Source: CBC North

  • Second Case April 1, 2020

    Second Case of COVID-19 confirmed in the Northwest Territories. The case recently traveled to British Columbia. Living in Inuvik.

    Source: CBC North

  • First Case of COVID-19 in NWT March 21, 2020

    The Northwest Territories announces its first confirmed case of COVID-19. Transmitted from traveling to British Columbia and Alberta. Living in Yellowknife.

    Source: CBC North

Yukon

Timeline of Yukon COVID-19 Events

Nunavut

Note: As per the Government of Nunavut's definition: Persons Under Investigation (PUI) includes all individuals that meet the national PUI definition as well as some others self-monitoring or self-isolating.

Timeline of Nunavut COVID-19 Events

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