New changes coming to COVID-19 restrictions as 210 new cases reported
Today there are 210 new cases of COVID-19.
Eastern Health 154
Central Health 26
Western Health 13
Labrador-Grenfell Health 17
There are 23 people in hospital.
There have been 247 new recoveries leaving 1,487 active cases.
There have been two deaths from COVID-19.
Premier Furey says 80 percent of children ages 5 to 11 have at least one vaccine. Almost 30 percent is fully vaccinated.
Premier Furey says we must learn to live with COVID.
Several changes to restrictions
As of 12:01 am on February 12 faith-based services may resume with 50 percent capacity for places using the vax pass and 25 capacity for locations with no vax pass in place.
As of 12:01 am on February 14 formal gatherings such as weddings can take place with 50 percent capacity and restaurants and bars may open with 50 percent capacity.
Bingo halls and cinemas may open with 50 percent capacity. Gyms may open with 50 percent capacity.
Team sports may resume on a regional basis but only one game is permitted per day and no tournaments are permitted.
Informal gatherings are limited to 20 people.
Alert levels will no longer be used.