Passengers on Air Canada Flight Asked to Get COVID-19 Test


There was another new case of COVID-19 on Tuesday.


As a result of the latest case, the Department of Health and Community Services is asking passengers who travelled on Air Canada Flight 8996 from Halifax to St. John’s arriving Thursday, November 19 to call 811 to arrange COVID-19 testing.


The request is made out of an abundance of caution.


Newfoundland and Labrador has 33 active cases of COVID-19.


There have been four recoveries. Three people have recovered from the virus in the Eastern Health region and one person has recovered in the Western Health region. This means 302 people have recovered. No one is in hospital due to the virus.


To date, 62,841 people have been tested.

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