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Nunavut extends Public Health Emergency

09 July 2020

News Release

Nunavut extends Public Health Emergency

IQALUIT, Nunavut (July 9, 2020) – Nunavut’s Minister of Health George Hickes has extended the territory’s public health emergency until July 23, 2020.

“We must remain diligent and aware that the threat of COVID-19 has not yet passed,” said Minister Hickes. “Please continue to maintain physical distancing and handwashing practices, limit any non-essential travel out of the territory, and stay home if you are feeling unwell. We must all continue doing our part to keep each other safe.”

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