Construction workers coming to Nunavut must complete 14-day isolation first – Nunatsiaq News
29 May 2020
Minister says 400 to 500 workers will come to Nunavut this season to work in 19 communities
All construction workers coming to Nunavut this season will need to self-isolate in a southern hotel before doing so, says the Government of Nunavut.
This falls in line with the GN’s COVID-19 travel restrictions, which require all Nunavut residents to self-isolate in one of four isolation hubs for 14 days before returning to the territory.
Since March 24, only Nunavut residents and critical workers have been permitted to enter the territory.
Lorne Kusugak, minister of community and government services, said 19 of Nunavut’s 25 hamlets want construction projects to go ahead in their communities this summer and fall.
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