COVID-19 Roundup: New case in Russia’s Nenets region ; Alaska’s businesses reopen at 100 per cent capacity

Medical specialists wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) treat a patient in an intensive care unit of the Lomonosov University Clinic, which delivers treatment to patients infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Moscow, Russia May 20, 2020. Andrei Nikerichev/Moscow News Agency/ Reuters
Nenets Autonomous Okrug: This region of northern Russia recorded an additional case of COVID-19 on Wednesday bringing total confirmed cases in the region to 59 since the pandemic began.

Phase 3 of Alaska’s reopening strategy will come into effect on Friday, allowing most businesses to reopen at 100 per cent capacity. “Alaska has done an excellent job of managing COVID-19,” said state Governor Mike Dunleavy in a news release announcing the newest stage of opening the economy. 

Canada’s Northwest Territories has entered the first week of its reopening strategy which includes… Continue reading this Arctic roundup in our interactive map. (Mobile version available here)

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