Arctic Lockdown: COVID-19 Climbs In Canada's Far North

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A man wears a mask as the territory of Nunavut enters a two week mandatory restriction period in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada, on Wednesday. More than 80 COVID-19 cases have been identified this month in Nunavut, where around 39,000 people, predominantly Inuit, live in communities scattered across the territory.

A large and isolated region of northeastern Canada entered a two-week lockdown as coronavirus cases creep up in areas, including largely Indigenous communities, with limited access to intensive care.

(Image credit: Natalie Maerzluft/Reuters)