New COVID-19 case as NL takes action to reopen – –

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New COVID-19 case as NL takes action to reopen – –


There is a new case of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador today. The case is linked to travel.

There have been seven new healings since yesterday, leaving 35 active cases in the province. Currently, no one is hospitalized because of the virus.

Yesterday, the province entered the transitional phase of its reopening plan, entitled “Together”. Once again. , Easing foreign restrictions in the province. Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr Janice Fitzgerald said community fireworks, parades and outdoor ceremonies are allowed with social distancing. The capacity of outdoor gatherings is now 150 people.

Dr Fitzgerald said the province will reopen its doors to the Atlantic bubble at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, June 23.

There is no self-isolation requirement if travelers are asymptomatic, have not traveled outside of Atlantic Canada, and have not been in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

Residents of the Atlantic provinces will be required to complete a form prior to travel and present identification at their port of entry.

Dr Fitzgerald says any resident of Atlantic Canada who arrived in Newfoundland and Labrador before the bubble opened and meets the criteria can leave self-isolation once the Special Measures Order goes in. effective June 23.

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