COVID Tested Positive at Homeless Shelter in Goose Bay

A small number of visitors at a homeless shelter in Happy Valley-Goose Bay have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Nunatsiavut Government.

Michelle Kinney, the Deputy Minister of Health in Labrador.

They are isolating offsite, and the shelter is otherwise operating as normal.

The Happy-Valley Goose Bay shelter can house up to 20 people.

The outbreak comes days after one at the Gathering Place in St. John’s, forcing some staff members to self-isolate.

The 30-bed shelter at the facility continues to remain open to those in need, Executive Director Paul Davis said Sunday.