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The number of N.L. COVID 19 cases have decreased slightly, with 5 new cases and 7 new recoveries.

Covid-19 cases

Takeaway Keys:

  • 20 active cases are there in Newfoundland, and Labrador reports five new COVID 19 cases in the state as of Wednesday. 
  • Four of the cases are in the western health area, including three people over the age of 50.

 There is also one case for people between the ages of 20 and 39. Two cases are related to the previous case, and the other cases have been investigated for the source of infection. 

There is also an incident in the Eastern Health Area. A person in his 40s is associated with a previous incident. 

With new cases and seven reported recoveries, the number of active cases in the state is 20. By region, there are 8 cases in the eastern health area, 8 cases in the western health area, and 4 cases in the central health area. 

No one is hospitalized because of COVID19. Since the cyberattack in late October, the number of completed tests is not updated due to service outages affecting the Newfoundland and Labrador medical systems.

Western health area officials also posted a potential COVID 19 exposure notice on Friday, asking those who attended an event at the Salvation Army Fortress on 20 Church Street in Dear Lake at 2:00 pm. to be tested for the virus on November 20th. 

According to the COVID 19 data hub in states, just under 91% of eligible populations over the age of 12 are fully vaccinated, and nearly 95% of eligible populations are vaccinated at least once. 

The next COVID 19 update for the state is scheduled for Monday.

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