Nfld. & Labrador

N.L. reports 38 new cases of COVID-19 with 21 new recoveries

Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting 38 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, all within the Eastern Health region.

All new cases and recoveries in Eastern Health region

Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting 38 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday. (Sherry Vivian/CBC)

Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting 38 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, all within the Eastern Health region.

There are also three presumptive positive cases, also in the Eastern Health region. Twenty of Saturday's new confirmed cases were previously presumptive cases.  

There are 434 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, as 21 more people have recovered from the disease. All of Saturday's recoveries are in the Eastern Health region, according to a media release from the Department of Health. 

More cases continue to be found in young people, as 14 of Saturday's cases were found in people under 20 years old.

The remainder look like this:

  • Seven between 20 and 39 years old.
  • 13 between 40 and 49 years old.
  • Three between 50 and 59 years old.
  • One over 70 years old.

In total, 106,829 people have now been tested in the province since March, including 3,175 in the last 24 hours, a testing record.

There are two people in hospital due to COVID-19. 

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