404 new COVID-19 cases and another death
Today there are 404 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the last media update on January 13.
As a result of testing capacity being exceeded at the provincial laboratory and samples being sent out of the province for testing, an additional 71 cases are being reported today arising from these results.
Eastern Health 350
Central Health 26
Western Health 39
Labrador-Grenfell Health 51
Other RHA 9
Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting its twenty-fourth death from COVID-19. The individual, a female from the Western Health region, was over the age of 70 years.
There have been 1,029 new recoveries. There are 5,574 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.
There are eight people in hospital because of COVID-19, five in non-critical care and three in critical care.