N.L Registers 2 More Infections As Health Authorities Issue Ferry, Flight Advisories


Newfoundland and Labrador registered two more cases of COVID-19 this past Saturday, bringing the region’s overall active caseload to about 25.

The two are related to movement inside of Canada and involve a 50-year-old from the central region and a 60-year-old woman from the eastern region.

Health authorities issued travel authorities because of the new cases in the eastern region. Public health urged travelers who used Air Canada Flight 8016, which traverses between St. John and Montreal, on the 19th of April to have themselves tested.

Health officials also issued a travel advisory in relation to the Marine Atlantic Ferries due to the case reported in the central region. The advisory asked all passengers, who left north Sydney at the hours of 11:45pm, Wednesday, for Port aux, Basque, von MV Blue Puttees, to be tested for COVID-19.

N.L has not registered any new recoveries, although one individual is still hospitalized with COVID-19.
So far, N.L has tested 131639 persons for the virus, up by 207 the previous day.

A few cases registered on Friday in the Western Health Zone are currently under investigation, public health officials said.


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