Latest N.L. COVID-19 update expected at 2:30 NT

Newfoundland and Labrador’s chief medical officer of health, Premier Dwight Ball and Health Minister John Haggie will provide the latest information on the COVID-19 pandemic here in the province at 2:30 p.m.

As of yesterday, March 23, the number of COVID-19 cases in the province totalled 24. Of those, four have been confirmed, with the other 20 cases presumptive. 

Of the 15 new presumptive cases announced by Chief Medical of Health Dr. Janice Fitzgerald on Monday, 14 are in the Eastern Health region, while one is in the Central Health region. 

Eight of the cases in the Eastern region are linked to a single prior case, two are travel-related, and all other cases are still under investigation. Public health officials have been tracing contacts.

Newfoundland and Labrador announced its first presumptive positive case on March 14.

Read more from CBC Newfoundland and Labrador

 

Latest N.L. COVID-19 update expected at 2:30 NT

Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/covid-janice-fitzgerald-tuesday-march-24-1.5507980?cmp=rss
Aggregated from: CBC | Newfoundland and Labrador News

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