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Five active Covid cases remain in Arviat as of Tuesday


There are five active cases of Covid-19 in the territory as of Tuesday, all in Arviat, according to the Government of Nunavut.

The total number of recoveries in the territory stands at 293, as more residents of Arviat continue to return to health after being infected by the coronavirus.

For the Department of Health's vaccination rollout campaign, the latest numbers of administered Moderna Covid-19 vaccine doses stands at 5,939.

The community clinic for the second dose of the vaccine in Arviat is set to start Wednesday until Saturday at the community hall from 9 a.m.-8 p.m., by appointment only (867-857-3100). Those who have not been vaccinated can also make appointments, but those who are receiving their second shot will be given priority.

Other community clinics currently scheduled are as follows (aside from Rankin Inlet, all clinics will be taking place from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. on the dates indicated below, and all clinics are by appointment):

  • Baker Lake: Feb. 22-25 second clinic, for anyone 45 or older (867-783-2816) Jonah Amitnaaq School
  • Cambridge Bay: Feb. 11-13 second clinic, community-wide (867-983-4500) community hall
  • Kinngait: Mar. 3-5 first clinic, community-wide (867-897-8820) community hall
  • Chesterfield Inlet: Feb. 19-20 second clinic, community-wide (867-898-9968) Victor Sammurtok School
  • Grise Fiord: Feb. 22-26 second clinic, community-wide (867-980-9923) Health Centre
  • Rankin Inlet: Feb. 15-18 second clinic, community-wide (867-645-8070) community hall (9 a.m.-8:30 p.m.)
  • Naujaat: Feb. 15-16 first clinic, community-wide (867-462-9916) Tusarvik School
  • Resolute Bay: Feb. 22-26 second clinic, community-wide (867-252-3844) Health Centre
  • Whale Cove: Feb. 16-17 second clinic, community-wide (867-896-9916) Inuglak School

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