NL Reports ONE New Case of COVID-19

There are now 4 cases of COVID-19 in the community of Grand Bank.

TODAY, Thursday, November 19th, Newfoundland and Labrador has one new confirmed case of COVID-19.

The new confirmed case is a male in the Eastern Health region over 70 years of age.

The individual is self-isolating. Contact tracing by Public Health officials is underway. Anyone considered a close contact has been advised to quarantine.

There are currently four cases of COVID-19 in the community of Grand Bank, “all of which appear connected,” Dr. Fitzgerald assured the public during today’s unscheduled briefing.
“At this time, we have no evidence of community spread,” said Dr. Fitzgerald.

Community Spread is defined as confirmed cases where the department of health and community services cannot identify the source of infection.

The press conference is ongoing and we will keep you up to date.