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

Woman, 61, is second person to die of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador 

To prevent the virus from spreading, experts recommend frequent handwashing and coughing into your sleeve. They also recommend minimizing contact with others, staying home as much as possible and maintaining a distance of two metres from other people if you go out.

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

Premier, health minister will update Newfoundlanders on COVID-19

With at least 35 cases of COVID-19 now in Newfoundland and Labrador, Premier Dwight Ball is set to deliver another update on pandemic planning to residents this afternoon. He’ll be … Read More

Coronavirus: 2 new cases in Newfoundland and Labrador, both related to travel

There are now six cases of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador, the province’s top doctor confirmed on Saturday. The two new cases are related to international travel, said Dr. Janice … Read More

Newfoundland premier, health minister to provide COVID-19 update

Premier Dwight Ball will update Newfoundlanders this afternoon on the state of COVID-19 planning and preparation in the Atlantic province. He’ll be joined by N.L. Health Minister John Haggie and … Read More

Self-isolation for domestic travellers entering Newfoundland, as fourth COVID-19 case detected

There are now four cases of the novel coronavirus in Newfoundland and Labrador — the first increase in case numbers since Tuesday. The update came Friday afternoon from Dr. Janice … Read More