COVID-19: Two-week virtual confinement in Nunavut

Nunavut will impose major restrictions on its territory as of Wednesday in order to curb the spread of COVID-19 in its territory, after a marked increase in cases during the last week.

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Non-essential businesses and businesses will have to close their doors and go out of business. If possible, organizations should embrace telecommuting. Same story for schools: the courses will be given remotely for at least two weeks.

Sports establishments will have to cease their activities, bars will be closed and restaurants will have to offer take-out only services.

Public health now recommends wearing a mask at all times in public places. Outdoor and indoor gatherings of more than five people are prohibited.

Nunavut had a total of 18 COVID-19 cases on Sunday. Ten new cases were declared Sunday, against four for Saturday.

Containment measures will be reassessed on December 2.

www.journaldequebec.com

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