The alert level will be re-evaluated on January 10
Newfoundland and Labrador have returned to a Level 3 COVID19 alert as of Thursday morning, due to the rapid increase in COVID19 cases, the emergence of the Omicron variant, and outbreaks detected in three of the regions provincial health authorities.
The change in alert level was announced by the Chief Medical Officer of the Department of Health, Dr Janice Fitzgerald on Wednesday after 60 new cases of the virus were reported.
It is tied with the second-highest number of new cases the province has detected in just one day and brings the province’s number of active cases from 30 to 223 in just one week.
Officials expect the number to increase during and in the weeks following the holiday season, triggering swings.
The whole province could change the rules, so how will things be until the Alert Level is reassessed on January 10th.
In Warning Level 3, people are encouraged to maintain “20 constant”.
The homepage bubble is allowed to interact with 20 close and consistent contacts outside of their bubble.
Informal gatherings, such as holidays in a house, are also limited to people in your normal twenties. to the place depending on the quantity less. Public visits may continue, but vigilance is prohibited.
Fitness facilities, gyms, swimming pools, yoga studios, tennis courts, squash courts, arenas, dance studios can all operate according to the same rules as some gatherings (100 or 50% capacity, whichever is smaller).
You need to maintain a physical distance. They entertain the home. Amateur sports and leisure can continue at alert level 3, but are limited to training, training, and competition.
No competition with other teams, departments or associations is allowed. Several sports federations throughout the state had already canceled the competition until the New Year earlier this month.