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Minister of Health extends Public Health Emergency

16 April 2020

News Release

Minister of Health extends Public Health Emergency

IQALUIT, Nunavut (April 16, 2020) – Nunavut’s Minister of Health George Hickes has extended the territory’s public health emergency until April 30, 2020.

“Nunavut’s efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 have proven effective so far,” said Minister Hickes. “Now is not the time to relax measures or loosen our guidelines. We need to remain committed in order to protect our communities.”

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

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Media Contact:

Cate Macleod
Press Secretary to Premier Savikataaq
867-975-5059
cmacleod@gov.nu.ca