Canada's Only Region With No Reported COVID-19 Cases Just Announced Its First
The streak has unfortunately ended.
It's official,has reached another grim milestone.
Dr. Michael Patterson, Nunavut's chief public health officer, confirmed that the territory, which was the only region in the country to have zero cases reported, has its first official instance of COVID-19.
The positive case is in the community of Sanikiluaq, which is located in the southern part of Hudson Bay near Ontario and Quebec.
Please remember that a confirmed case is not a reason to panic.
Residents of Sanikiluaq are being asked to stay at home and limit their contact with other people including family members that aren't in their household.
The person who tested positive and their family are said to be doing well and in isolation right now.
"Please remember that a confirmed case is not a reason to panic. We've prepared for this and are responding, " said Nunavut Premier Joe Savikataaq.
So those cases had been counted wherever in Canada the workers are from.