There are 15 new confirmed circumstances of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador on Tuesday, along with 50 new recoveries, the very best variety of recoveries in a single day, topping the earlier excessive of 37, which was set simply the day earlier than.
There aren’t any new or excellent presumptive constructive circumstances.
The age breakdown of the brand new circumstances is:
2 beneath 20 years of age. 1 between 20-39 years of age. 8 between 40-49 years of age. 2 between 50-59 years of age. 1 between 60-69 years of age. 1 older than 70 years of age.
Tuesday’s numbers carry the full variety of energetic circumstances within the province to 372. Of these, 363 are within the Jap Well being area, 4 are in Central Well being, 4 are in Western Well being, and one is in Labrador-Grenfell Well being.
5 individuals are in hospital. Of those sufferers, two are in intensive care, in keeping with a media launch issued Tuesday. At Monday’s briefing, Chief Medical Officer of Well being Dr. Janice Fitzgerald refused to say how lots of the hospitalizations had been in ICU, and it is unclear why the Well being Division has modified its tune on releasing that info.
Within the final 24 hours, 706 folks have been examined, the bottom variety of assessments executed within the final 15 days.
Public well being is issuing a brand new journey advisory. Individuals who travelled on Air Canada Flight 7484, leaving from Toronto on Feb. 18 and arriving in Deer Lake on Feb. 19, ought to organize for a COVID-19 take a look at, by finishing the net self-assessment right here or name 811.
2 weeks since circuit breaker enacted
It was on Feb. 9 that Fitzgerald ordered a two-week “circuit breaker” for the St. John’s metro space, which got here with myriad restrictions. On that day, 30 new COVID-19 circumstances had been introduced, and two days later, a record-shattering 100 circumstances had been confirmed.
On Feb. 12, Fitzgerald introduced your complete province would transfer again to Alert Stage 5, the strictest degree of restrictions — primarily a lockdown. She made that announcement throughout a Friday evening information convention to announce the virus variant often known as B117 had been confirmed within the province.
Fitzgerald has given no indication that the restrictions will elevate this week, particularly within the St. John’s metro area. The Jap Well being area, which incorporates the St. John’s space, holds 363 of the province’s energetic circumstances, or 97.5 per cent.
Labrador vaccination efforts roll on
Beginning March 1, anybody who’s 75 years or older can get a vaccine, in the event that they reside in Pleased Valley- Goose Bay, Labrador West, Churchill Falls, St. Anthony, Roddickton and Flower’s Cove.
Vaccinations for folks residing in North West River will occur on March 8.
Folks should name their native public well being workplace to make an appointment, and the telephone numbers for every of the clinics will be discovered right here.
Additionally, folks have to be out there to get a second dose inside 21 days.