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Yellowknife – April 8, 2020
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

Good Afternoon.

Today we’re here to talk to media and residents about how the Government of the Northwest Territories will enforce orders made by the Chief Public Health Officer to protect NWT residents and communities.

Yellowknife – April 4, 2020
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

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I want to echo the Premier’s comments that we all need to follow the advice and direction of the Chief Public Health Officer.

Yellowknife – April 4, 2020
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

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Thank you for joining us this morning.

Once again, we have some unhappy news that we’re here to discuss: the confirmation of two additional COVID-19 cases in the Northwest Territories, including our first case in a small community.

Yellowknife – April 3, 2020
Public Service Announcement

The Health Services Administration office in Inuvik is currently experiencing delays in processing health care card renewal forms. Due to these delays, NWT residents with recently expired health care cards will continue to receive physician and hospital services.

Yellowknife – April 2, 2020
Public Service Announcement

Minister of Health and Social Services Diane Thom extended the territory-wide Public Health Emergency on April 1, which was first declared 14 days prior under the Northwest Territories Public Health Act.

Yellowknife – April 1, 2020
Media Statement

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Good afternoon.

Just before this press conference, I was informed we have confirmed a second case of COVID-19 in the NWT.

Yellowknife – April 1, 2020
Media Statement

Premier Caroline Cochrane issued the following statement on the confirmation of a second case of COVID-19 in the Northwest Territories today:

Yellowknife – March 30, 2020
News Releases

Everyone is urged to Protect Our Elders in two new campaigns to combat the spread of COVID-19.

The Northwest Territories Association of Communities (NWTAC), Music NWT, and the GNWT have teamed up to run these campaigns.

Yellowknife – March 27, 2020
Public Service Announcement

The GNWT’s online self-assessment tool for COVID-19 for residents has been completed nearly 2500 times after launching just days ago.

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