Nunavut politicians isolating after premier tests positive for COVID-19 – National

0

Nunavut politicians are isolating in Naujaat after the premier tested positive for COVID-19 during a cabinet retreat in the hamlet.

Premier P.J. Akeeagok says he got tested for COVID-19 after feeling mild cold-like symptoms and plans to isolate until he is cleared for travel back to Iqaluit.

None of the ministers and staff taking part in the retreat have tested positive or are experiencing symptoms, but are isolating in their hotel rooms as a precaution.

The premier says anyone else he has been in contact with during the retreat should isolate if they develop symptoms or test positive for COVID-19.

In April, Nunavut lifted all public health restrictions, including mandatory isolation requirements for people who have positive for COVID-19.

Story continues below advertisement

A feast scheduled to take place in Naujaat in the evening was been cancelled to prevent the potential spread of the virus.


© 2022 The Canadian Press

FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS

 

Read original article here

Denial of responsibility! Vigour Times is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials, please contact us by email – [email protected]. The content will be deleted within 24 hours.

Leave a comment
Enable Notifications OK No thanks