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Mary River Mine COVID-19 outbreak declared over

12 July 2021

Public Health Advisory

Mary River Mine COVID-19 outbreak declared over]

Today, Dr. Michael Patterson, Nunavut’s Chief Public Health Officer has declared that the outbreak of COVID-19 at Baffinland’s Mary River Mine is over.

It has been more than four weeks since the last active case of COVID-19 was detected at the mine site, and everyone is out of isolation.

Effective immediately the mine can continue normal operations.

Anyone who has reason to believe they have been exposed to COVID-19 is advised to call the COVID-hotline at 1-888-975-8601 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. EST, or notify their community health centre right away, and immediately isolate at home. Please do not go to the health centre in person unless advised to do so.

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Media Contact:

Chris Puglia
A/Manager of Communications
Department of Health