Coronavirus Canada updates: No more active cases in Newfoundland and Labrador

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Coronavirus Canada Updates: 487 New COVID-19 Cases in Manitoba on Saturday; 10 Deaths
Coronavirus Canada Updates: 487 New COVID-19 Cases in Manitoba on Saturday; 10 Deaths

Health officials in Newfoundland and Labrador have announced the province now has no active cases of COVID-19.

All of its 262 cases have been resolved; 259 people have recovered, while three have died.

It’s the second time throughout the pandemic that all of its cases have been marked resolved.

On July 10, the province announced one new case of COVID-19, involving a man in his 50s who had recently returned from the United States. The news came after 43 days of no new cases, a stretch in which all of its remaining patients had also recovered by June 18.

Newfoundland and Labrador is now the only province with no active cases of COVID-19.

The Atlantic bubble is still in place among Atlantic provinces, allowing residents to travel between jurisdictions without having to self-isolate. As of Friday, Nova Scotia has two active cases out of 1,067 total patients since the pandemic’s start. Prince Edward Island currently has nine (and 36 COVID-19 diagnoses in total), while New Brunswick has three (of 168 cases). None of the Atlantic provinces announced any new cases Friday.

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