Three COVID outbreaks have been declared in Yorkton by the Saskatchewan Health Authority.

The outbreaks are at the Yorkton Regional High school, Yorkton Regional Health Centre, and Pumphouse Athletic Club.

Yorkton Regional High school has cancelled their in-person classes for the next two weeks, after 4 students tested positive for the virus. At this time, officials believe transmission of the virus appears to have occurred outside the school.

The school division says they are now working to resume classes on October 19th.

A positive case has also been identified at the Yorkton RCMP detachment. They have closed the building to the public until October 12th.

As of Monday, 17 COVID cases have been reported in the community.