‘Hold fast Newfoundland and Labrador’: Province confirms outbreak of U.K. COVID-19 variant

The ongoing outbreak in Newfoundland and Labrador’s St. John’s metro region is the result of B.1.1.7. COVID-19 variant, which was first detected in the U.K. Premier Andrew Furey, Health Minister … Read More

Tam warns that COVID-19 spread can occur suddenly in places used to low cases

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Canada’s chief public health officer says the recent COVID-19 outbreak in eastern Newfoundland shows that sudden and rapid spread of the virus can happen in places … Read More

N.L. chief medical officer warns of complacency as province records 100 new COVID-19 cases

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 11, 2021 5:01 pm     Updated February 11, 2021 5:03 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

Public health officials in the Atlantic provinces report 7 new cases of COVID-19

HALIFAX – Health officials in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island each reported two new cases of COVID-19 while Newfoundland and Labrador reported a single case of the … Read More

Newfoundland and Labrador declares no active cases of COVID-19 in province

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Newfoundland and Labrador is back down to zero active cases of COVID-19. The Department of Health said Friday the two most recent cases reported this month … Read More

N.L. officials warn of COVID-19 risks with aging population as 3rd death reported in province

Early data suggests Newfoundland and Labrador has so far been successful in curtailing the spread of COVID-19, but officials are warning the province’s aging population creates particular risks. Premier Dwight … Read More

Anxiety lingers as N.L. officials trace majority of coronavirus cases to funeral home

On a day off work in mid-March, Craig Dyer took some time to pay his respects at the funeral of a co-worker’s brother. He stopped by Caul’s Funeral Home in … Read More

Newfoundland and Labrador stresses physical distancing guidelines with 15 new COVID-19 cases

Newfoundland and Labrador’s top doctor says it’s important for people to realize that when they are self-isolating they should be staying on their own property and not travelling to visit … Read More

Newfoundland and Labrador to provide COVID-19 update

Newfoundland and Labrador’s premier and the province’s top doctor are set to provide an update on the novel coronavirus pandemic on Sunday. Dr. Janice Fitzgerald and Premier Dwight Ball will … Read More