3 New COVID-19 Cases on Saturday
On Saturday the province reported three new cases of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador.
The first new confirmed case is a female in the Eastern Health region between 20-39 years of age. This case is related to travel.
The second new confirmed case is a female in the Eastern Health region between 20-39 years of age. The source of the infection is under investigation.
Anyone who worked at or visited Bigs Restaurant in Mount Pearl, 2 Olympic Drive, from Thursday, January 21 to Thursday, February 4 is asked to call 811 to arrange testing. All those who get tested must self-isolate until they receive a negative test result. The restaurant has been notified and will be closing until all staff are tested.
The third new confirmed case is a male in the Western Health region between 40-49 years of age. The case is travel related. The individual is also a close contact of a previously known case. The individual is self-isolating.
On Thursday there was a presumptive positive case of COVID-19. it was determined that this individual is not a case.
The investigation into the source of the infection for the cluster in the Eastern Health region is ongoing. There are six confirmed cases associated with the cluster.
Currently, there are 17 active cases. No one in the hospital and 81,799 people have been tested.