There may be one new case of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador on Monday.
The brand new case is a person within the Central Well being area between the ages of 20 and 39 years of age, mentioned the Division of Well being in a information launch.
The case is travel-related. The Division of Well being mentioned the person is a resident of the province, and had returned dwelling from work in Alberta. He has been in self-isolation since arriving in Newfoundland and Labrador.
The Division of Well being mentioned it has accomplished contact tracing within the case and has requested all shut contacts to quarantine.
One individual has recovered from the virus since yesterday’s COVID-19 replace, however with the one new case, the province stays at 9 lively instances general. There have been 283 instances because the pandemic started.
46,792 individuals have been examined general for the virus, a rise of 227 individuals within the final 24 hours.
Over the remainder of the lengthy weekend, there have been three new instances of the virus, all recorded on Saturday within the Western Well being area. These three, all females under the age of 19, are associated to a earlier case, and the Division of Well being mentioned there was no threat of neighborhood transmission.
On Sunday, the province’s chief medical officer of well being suggested travellers returning to Newfoundland and Labrador from New Brunswick to be vigilant for signs of COVID-19 within the 14 days after arrival, and name 811 if the necessity arises. They need to additionally keep away from giant gatherings for 2 weeks.
These statements come within the wake of a number of days of double-digit numbers of latest instances recorded within the Moncton and Campbellton areas of New Brunswick. These areas are actually beneath tighter restrictions from its provincial authorities.
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