NL to end mask mandate
As of Tuesday, the province will remove the provincial mask mandate.
In a media briefing today, Premier Andrew Furey said it will still be up to individuals if they want to wear a mask.
The mask mandate was in place for almost a year.
There were also two new confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the last public advisory.
The first new confirmed case is a male in the Eastern Health region over 70 years of age. The case is related to international travel.
The second new confirmed case is a female in the Eastern Health region over 70 years of age. The case is related to international travel.
There are two people in hospital due to COVID-19. One is a crewmember from the ship that was off the coast of Bay Bulls and one is a crewmember from the ship that was anchored in Conception Bay.
There is one new presumptive positive case in the Eastern Health region.
Currently, there are seven active cases of COVID-19 in the province.
So far, 263,991 tests have been administered.