5 New COVID-19 Cases on Tuesday



On Tuesday there were five new cases of COVID-19 reported in the province.


Four of the cases are located in Eastern Health and one in Labrador-Grenfell Health. The source of all the cases are under investigation.


The case in the Labrador-Grenfell Health region is a health care worker at the Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony. All close contacts have been identified and are in quarantine. All close contacts will be tested for COVID-19. No patients have been identified as close contacts at this time.


There are 203 active cases of COVID-19.


The regional breakdown is as follows:

  • Eastern Health – 200

  • Central Health – 0

  • Labrador-Grenfell Health – 2

  • Western Health – 1

There have been 36 new recoveries in the Eastern Health region. There has been one new recovery in the Central Health region. There has been one new recovery in the Western Health region.


There are nine people in hospital. Of these patients, five are in intensive care.


To date, 113,258 people have been tested.