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Nunavik residents quarantine after contact with COVID-19 case – Nunatsiaq News

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 202124 Views

Feb 19, 2021

17 people had ‘significant contact’ with someone who tested positive in Kuujjuaq earlier this week, health board says

Nunavik health officials have ordered 17 residents to self-isolate for two weeks after they had contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 in Kuujjuaq earlier this week.

The Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services announced a new case of the virus in Kuujjuaq on Wednesday.

The health board said the person was infected in the south before testing positive in the community, where they are now in isolation.

But a public health investigation has since identified 17 “significant contacts” from Kuujjuaq and other villages in the Ungava region, according to a news release issued by the health board Thursday.

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