Newfoundland and Labrador reports new presumptive COVID-19 case

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ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting one new presumptive positive case of COVID-19 today.

The province’s health department says the case was identified in the Labrador-Grenfell Health region and involves a man between the ages of 20 and 39.

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The province says the man works at the Voisey’s Bay mine site in northern Labrador and the company has been notified of the case.

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The individual has been self-isolating at the mine site and contract tracing is underway.

Health officials say the provincial Public Health and Microbiology Laboratory will do additional testing to confirm the case.

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Newfoundland and Labrador currently has three active cases of COVID-19.


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