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Testing capacity has improved since Nunavut’s first Covid lockdown, says chief public health officer

Since the last Covid-19 lockdown earlier in the spring, Nunavut has built up improved testing capacity, says Dr. Michael Patterson, Nunavut’s chief public health officer (CPHO). During the first lockdown, there existed no in-territory testing capacity to confirm cases. All samples collected had to be sent to southern labs for confirmatory results. “The previous lockdown […]