COVID-19 Update

Today (Thursday, June 17), 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 female in the Central Health region between 20-39 years of age. The case is a contact of a previous case. The case is not connected to the cluster in the Central Health region.

There are four new recoveries in the Western Health region and 1,340 people have recovered. There are two people in hospital due to COVID-19.

There are 32 active cases of COVID-19 in the province. The regional breakdown of the 32 active cases is as follows:

• Eastern Health – 4
• Central Health – 10
• Labrador-Grenfell Health – 1
• Western Health – 17

To date, 155,927 people have been tested.