One New Case of COVID-19

As of yesterday, Thursday, May 28, Newfoundland and Labrador announced that there was one new confirmed case of COVID-19.

The one new confirmed case is a male in the Eastern Health region between 40-49 years of age.

Contact tracing by public health officials is underway.

Everyone considered a close contact will be advised to quarantine.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 261.

The regional breakdown of the 261 cases are as follows:

Eastern Health-243
Central Health-8
Labrador-Grenfell Health-6
Western Health-4

One person is in hospital due to the virus and 255 people have recovered.

There have been three deaths from COVID-19 and to date, 11, 775 people have been tested.

Newfoundlanders and Labradorians are reminded to follow the public health orders and direstives issued by the Chief Medical Officer of Health.