Newfoundland and Labrador has 100 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Eastern Health region.
The 100 new confirmed cases are as follows:
In the Eastern Health region:
· 74 under 20 years of age;
· 10 between 20-39 years of age;
· Four between 40-49 years of age;
· Six between 50-59 years of age;
· One between 60-69 years of age; and,
· Four over 70 years of age.
There are 46 females and 53 males.
In the Western Health region:
· One between 60-69 years of age.
There is one male.
Contact tracing by Public Health officials is underway. Everyone considered a close contact will be advised to quarantine.
There are 210 active cases of COVID-19.
The regional breakdown of the 210 active cases is as follows:
· Eastern Health – 205
· Central Health – 0
· Labrador-Grenfell Health – 0
· Western Health – 5
Of yesterday’s 32 presumptive positive cases in the Eastern Health region, the department is advising the public that 31 are now confirmed positive. There remains one presumptive positive case in the Eastern Health region today. This individual has been advised to self-isolate. Contact tracing is underway. Anyone considered a close contact is being advised to quarantine.
There have been no new recoveries since yesterday meaning 393 people have recovered from the virus.
There is no one in hospital.
To date, 85,887 people have been tested.
Source: Release #notw