One new exposure risk, at the Bella Dance waiting area between May 1 9:45 a.m. and 10:45 a.m has been reported by the Office of the Chief Public Health Officer.
The new exposure risk is connected to the outbreak at N.J. Macpherson.
There are also now 47 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Yellowknife. There are also three probable cases still to be confirmed, according to the OCPHO.
In total, there have been 1,132 tests done of contacts of the outbreak, with a 4.2 per cent positive rate —. Ten of the COVID-19 cases have been confirmed as cases of the B.1.1.7 UK variant.
In total, there have been 138 cases of COVID-19 in the NWT, 34 of which are non-NWT residents, making the NWT’s total number of COVID-19 cases 104.
With this outbreak, the NWT has overtaken Yukon, who now have the lowest total number of COVID-19 cases of any jurisdiction in Canada.