Yesterday, Sunday, September 13, Newfoundland and Labrador had no new confirmed cases of COVID-19. The province has two active cases.
The department is providing an update to the public about the positive case of COVID-19 detected at the Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC) mine in Labrador through their staff and contractor screening protocols.
Additional testing through the provincial Public Health and Microbiology Laboratory is completed.
The test result is negative. The individual will continue to self-isolate, out of an abundance of caution, and has been following Public Health guidelines.
Public Health will continue to follow this case and will advise if further action is required.
266 people have recovered from the virus and to date, 35,222 people have been tested.
In Alert Level 2, individuals should continue to practice good infection prevention and control practices.
Daily preventative actions can help to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
For the most up-to-date information related to COVID-19, please visit www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19.