3 New COVID-19 Cases and 2 Travel Advisories



On Friday the province reported three new cases of COVID-19.


One of the cases is located in Eastern Health and is related to travel within Canada. The two others are located in Western Health and the cause of both are under investigation.


There are eight active cases of COVID-19 in the province.


So far, 126,255 people have been tested.


In response to the new cases, Public Health is asking passengers who travelled on Air Canada Flight 8996 that departed Halifax and arrived in St. John’s on Tuesday, April 6 to arrange COVID-19 testing.


Public Health is also asking passengers and crew who travelled on the Marine Atlantic MV Blue Puttees that departed Port aux Basques on Tuesday, April 6, and arrived in North Sydney on the same day, to arrange COVID-19 testing. This is due to a case detected in another province.


As of Friday 96,273 doses have been administered.