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Nunavut extends Public Health Emergency

23 July 2020

News Release

Nunavut extends Public Health Emergency

IQALUIT, Nunavut (July 23, 2020) – Nunavut’s Minister of Health George Hickes has extended the territory’s public health emergency until August 6, 2020.

“The threat of COVID-19 remains a serious risk, and we must ensure we continue to be diligent in our efforts to protect Nunavummiut,” said Minister Hickes. “Thanks to everyone who continues to follow our public health measures and advice. We are collectively responsible to one another and our communities, and we must stay committed.”

All existing measures under the public health emergency order remain in effect. For more information on COVID-19 in Nunavut, go to


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Cate Macleod
Press Secretary to Premier Savikataaq