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    Source: https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/corona...d-19-1.4853495

    Newfoundland and Labrador reports its first presumptive case of COVID-19
    The Canadian Press
    Staff
    Published Saturday, March 14, 2020 6:41PM EDT

    ST. JOHN'S, N.L. -- A woman who was recently on a cruise ship has become Newfoundland and Labrador's first COVID-19 patient, the province's top public health doctor announced on Saturday.

    Dr. Janice Fitzgerald said the woman's case is presumptive until results of local tests can be confirmed by the National Microbiology Lab in Winnipeg...

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    Source: https://globalnews.ca/news/6689067/c...-and-labrador/

    Coronavirus: 3 presumptive cases now in Newfoundland and Labrador
    By Elizabeth McSheffrey Global News
    Posted March 17, 2020 12:31 pm
    Updated March 17, 2020 1:53 pm

    The number of presumptive COVID-19 cases in Newfoundland and Labrador has risen from one to three, the provincial government confirmed Tuesday.

    The two women and one man believed to be infected are all located in the Labrador-Grenfell provincial health district, said Chief Medical Officer Dr. Janice Fitzgerald, and all are in self-isolation.

    “These new cases are contacts to the previous case and are not unexpected,” she told reporters at an afternoon press conference...

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    • #3
      Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfo...date-1.5505568

      COVID-19 reaches 6 cases in N.L. as 2 new presumptive positive cases announced
      2 new presumptive cases bring the total number of N.L. cases to 6
      CBC News Posted: Mar 21, 2020 11:11 AM NT | Last Updated: an hour ago

      There are two new presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador, provincial Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Janice Fitzgerald announced Saturday.

      That brings the total number of cases in the province to six — three confirmed in the Labrador-Grenfell Health region, two within Eastern Health and the first case in the Central Health region. Contact tracing is ongoing in the two new cases.

      Fitzgerald said 901 people have been tested for the disease to date, with 895 confirmed negative cases. 332 people are in isolation. She added the new presumptive cases are not unexpected...

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      • #4
        Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfo...2020-1.5505973

        3 new COVID-19 cases in N.L, bringing total to 9
        Patient with COVID-19 visited Caul's Funeral Home in St. John's
        CBC News Posted: Mar 22, 2020 8:44 AM NT | Last Updated: 29 minutes ago
        Dr. Janice Fitzgerald provides an update on COVID-19 in N.L. LIVE
        45 minutes ago Live

        Dr. Janice Fitzgerald announced three new cases of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador Sunday.

        All three new cases are in the Eastern Health region. Two of the cases are related to international travel.

        That brings the total number of cases in the province to nine, with five cases presumed positive in the last two days.

        970 people have now been tested in the province, with 961 of those cases being negative.

        Caul's Funeral Home is asking those who attended two events at their LeMarchant Drive location in St. John's to self-isolate...

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        • #5
          Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfo...h-24-1.5507980

          11 new presumptive cases of COVID-19 in N.L.
          CBC News Posted: Mar 24, 2020 1:22 PM NT | Last Updated: 2 minutes ago
          N.L. COVID-19 update LIVE


          Premier Dwight Ball, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Janice Fitzgerald, and Health Minister John Haggie provide an update on the number of COVID-19 cases in Newfoundland and Labrador. 0:00

          Newfoundland and Labrador has 11 new presumptive cases in the last 24 hours, says the province's chief medical officer of health.

          The total number of presumptive and confirmed cases is now 35.

          The 11 new cases are all within the Eastern Health region of Newfoundland.

          Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Janice Fitzgerald is ordering further closures of all private health clinics, with the exception of physicians and nurse practitioners. Clinicians can reopen for emergencies.

          Fitzgerald said she expects dentists, optometrists, physiotherapists, dietitians, chiropractors, psychologists, registered massage therapists, osteopaths, dental hygienists, acupuncturists and audiologists to close clinics as well...

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          • #6
            Source: https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/corona...otal-1.4867889

            N.L. announces 32 new cases of COVID-19, nearly doubling total
            Ryan Flanagan
            CTVNews.ca Writer
            Published Wednesday, March 25, 2020 1:53PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, March 25, 2020 2:21PM EDT


            TORONTO -- More than 30 new presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed in Newfoundland and Labrador, with many of them believed to be connected to the same funeral home.

            Dr. Janice Fitzgerald, the province's chief medical officer of health, announced the 32 new presumptive positives Wednesday.

            The 32 new cases bring the total number of confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador to 67...

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            • #7
              Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfo...h-26-1.5510774

              15 new cases of COVID-19 in N.L., bringing total to 82
              All new cases within Eastern Health region
              CBC News Posted: Mar 26, 2020 1:18 PM NT | Last Updated: 6 minutes ago
              N.L. COVID-19 update LIVE

              Premier Dwight Ball, Health Minister John Haggie and Chief Medical Officer of Health for N.L. Dr. Janice Fitzgerald address media on the spread and control of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador. 0:00

              Newfoundland and Labrador has 15 new cases of COVID-19 since Wednesday, bringing the province's total to 82, said Dr. Janice Fitzgerald, the province's chief medical officer of health on Thursday.

              All new cases are within the Eastern Health region, said Fitzgerald.

              The Eastern Health region accounts for 76 cases, two are in Central Health, one is in Western Health, and three are in Labrador-Grenfell Health. Everyone is recovering at home, said Fitzgerald.

              Fitzgerald said the ages of patients range from eight to 80, with a median age of 55.

              Seven patients are under 19 years old, nine are between 20 and 39 years old, 12 are between 40 and 49 years old, 21 between 50 and 59 years old, 15 are between 60 and 69 years old, and 18 are older than 70...

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              • #8
                Source: https://vocm.com/2020/03/27/covid-19-update-march-27/

                The number of cases of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador have surpassed 100, with one person now hospitalized.

                The number jumped by another 20 cases since yesterday, bringing the total to 102. All but one of the cases are being managed in self-isolation at home...

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                • #9
                  Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfo...date-1.5513599

                  18 new cases of COVID-19 in N.L., bringing total to 120
                  A second person has been hospitalized for COVID-19 in the province
                  CBC News Posted: Mar 28, 2020 11:46 AM NT | Last Updated: 10 minutes ago
                  N.L.'s chief medical officer of health gives the Saturday update on COVID-19 LIVE

                  33 minutes ago Live

                  Dr. Janice Fitzgerald, the province's chief medical officer of health, along with Premier Dwight Ball and Health Minister John Haggie, provide the latest on the COVID-19 pandemic in N.L. 0:00

                  There are 18 new cases of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador, according to Dr. Janice Fitzgerald Saturday, bringing the total number to 120 confirmed and presumptive positive cases.

                  Of the new cases, 16 are in the Eastern Health region of the province. There is also one new case in the Central Health region, and one new case in the Labrador-Grenfell Health region...

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                  • #10
                    Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfo...date-1.5513997

                    N.L. reports 15 new COVID-19 cases, as hospitalizations increase
                    Total of 135 cases in N.L., 7 in hospital, 2 in ICU
                    CBC News Posted: Mar 29, 2020 8:29 AM NT | Last Updated: an hour ago

                    Newfoundland and Labrador's COVID-19 caseload became heavier Sunday, as officials revealed that 15 more people have tested positive for the highly contagious coronavirus.

                    Dr. Janice Fitzgerald, the province's chief medical officer of health, made the announcement during a public briefing on Sunday afternoon.

                    The total number of cases in the province now sits at 135. All of the 15 new cases are in the Eastern Health region, Fitzgerald said. Some 2,107 tests for COVID-19 have now been completed.

                    As well, seven people have now been hospitalized, with two people now in intensive care...

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                    • #11
                      Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfo...eath-1.5514516

                      N.L. records first COVID-19 death
                      Patient's condition deteriorated rapidly after being admitted to hospital
                      CBC News Posted: Mar 30, 2020 9:27 AM NT | Last Updated: 18 minutes ago

                      Newfoundland and Labrador has had its first death due to COVID-19.

                      The patient — a retired man in the Eastern Health region — died Sunday, about three days after being hospitalized. Sources tell CBC News his condition deteriorated quickly.

                      His death comes 16 days after the province recorded its first case of COVID-19.

                      In the last week, cases escalated. As of the numbers reported Sunday, 135 people had been infected, and seven people had been hospitalized...

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                      • #12
                        Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfo...eath-1.5514516

                        N.L. records first COVID-19 death, as 13 new cases bring total to 148
                        Patient's condition deteriorated rapidly after being admitted to hospital
                        CBC News Posted: Mar 30, 2020 9:27 AM NT | Last Updated: an hour ago

                        Newfoundland and Labrador has 13 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.

                        Dr. Janice Fitzgerald, the province's chief medical officer of health, said the new cases are all within the Eastern Health region. The total number of cases for the province is now 148.

                        Nine people have been admitted to hospital, with two in intensive care as of Monday. Seven of those hospitalized cases are in the Eastern Health region, one is in Central Health and one is in Labrador-Grenfell. Fitzgerald said seven people have recovered from the virus...

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                        • #13
                          Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfo...h-31-1.5515847

                          New COVID-19 cases drop to 4, but far too early to be optimistic, N.L. says
                          Lowest daily number of new cases in 9 days
                          CBC News Posted: Mar 31, 2020 9:14 AM NT | Last Updated: 7 minutes ago
                          N.L. COVID-19 update LIVE
                          1 hour ago Live

                          There are four new cases of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador in the last 24 hours.

                          Dr. Janice Fitzgerald, the province's chief medical officer of health, said Tuesday afternoon all four new cases are in the Eastern Health region of the province, which now has a total caseload of 152.

                          Fitzgerald said 143 cases are in the Eastern Health region of the province, three are in Central Health, one is in Western Health and five are in Labrador-Grenfell...

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                          • #14
                            Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfo...il-1-1.5517189

                            ...Newfoundland and Labrador has announced 23 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the province's total to 175. The change marks a stark shift from just Tuesday, when only four new cases was announced.

                            The announcement marks the second-highest increase of new cases since the COVID-19 crisis began...


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                            • #15
                              Source: https://globalnews.ca/news/6768629/c...d-pei-april-2/


                              8 new cases of coronavirus in Newfoundland and Labrador, one in P.E.I.
                              By Staff The Canadian Press
                              Posted April 2, 2020 1:25 pm
                              Updated April 2, 2020 4:41 pm

                              There are eight more positive cases of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador, bringing the total to 183 in the province.

                              Dr. Janice Fitzgerald, the province’s chief medical officer of health, says 143 cases have been linked to a funeral home in St. John’s where someone with the illness attended a service earlier this month....

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