COVID-19 Update

Today (Wednesday, June 16), Newfoundland and Labrador has one new confirmed case of COVID-19. Contact tracing by Public Health is underway and anyone considered a close contact has been advised to quarantine.

The one new confirmed case is a male in the Eastern Health region between 20-39 years of age. The case is related to travel within Canada.

There are seven new recoveries in the province, two in the Central Health region and five in the Western Health region and 1,336 people have recovered. There is no one in hospital due to COVID-19.

There are 35 active cases of COVID-19 in the province. The regional breakdown of the 35 active cases is as follows:

· Eastern Health – 4
· Central Health – 9
· Labrador-Grenfell Health – 1
· Western Health – 21

To date, 155,424 people have been tested.