N.L. reports two new COVID-19 cases, asks passengers on recent flight to get tested

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ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador has announced two new confirmed cases of COVID-19, including a man who recently returned to the province from the United States.

Health officials say the man in his 50s in the Eastern Health region travelled on Air Canada Flight 7480 from Montreal to St. John’s on Nov. 25.

The province is asking anyone who travelled on the same flight to call 811 to arrange a COVID-19 test.

Meanwhile, officials say the second confirmed case is a female in the Eastern Health region in her 60s.

She is a member of the same household of a previously known case, which was connected to the recent cluster in Grand Bank.

Newfoundland and Labrador has 32 active cases of COVID-19.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 28, 2020.

The Canadian Press