Over 131,000 individuals have been examined for COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador, because the province reported three new instances on Saturday. (Paul Daly/CBC)
Based on a information launch from the Division of Well being, all three new instances are males within the Japanese Well being area. One man is under the age of 20 and is an in depth contact of a earlier case.
The opposite two instances, a person in his 20s or 30s and a person in his 50s, are each associated to journey inside Canada.
One individual is now in hospital as a result of COVID-19. It’s the first new hospitalization associated to the virus since April 16.
Public well being additionally issued two flight advisories Saturday. Passengers travelling on Air Canada Flight 8016 from Montreal to St. John’s on Tuesday or Air Canada Flight 8996 from Halifax to St. John’s on Thursday ought to organize a COVID-19 check.
As of Saturday, 131,432 individuals have been examined for COVID-19 within the province — together with 292 individuals previously day.
Public well being additionally supplied an replace on the one case introduced Friday within the Western Well being area, saying the supply of the case stays underneath investigation.