Greenland health authorities reported five new COVID-19 cases in the capital city of Nuuk on Thursday.
All five were young people, including one high school student.
The office of the Chief Medical Officer is currently investigating the sources of the infections.
“As this is a community infection, everyone who has symptoms is encouraged to stay at home and be tested,” the government said in a news release on Thursday.
The new infections come the day after health authorities warned the public about the possibility of community transmission in the capital.
As of Thursday, Greenland was reporting 79 active COVID-19 infections. The majority of cases (45) are in Qeqqata municipality in the West.
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