Newfoundland and Labrador reports two new COVID-19 cases, 10 recoveries

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ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting two new cases of COVID-19 since its last update on Friday.

One case involves a resident under the age of 20 in the eastern health region who is a contact of a previously reported infection.

The other new case is related to travel within Canada and involves a man in his 50s.

Officials say there had been 10 new recoveries from the disease as of Saturday, adding that one person is in hospital with COVID-19.

The province has 91 active reported infections.

Officials say data on COVID-19 testing isn't available due to a suspected cyberattack that has damaged the province's IT infrastructure.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 1, 2021.


This story was produced with the financial assistance of the Facebook and Canadian Press News Fellowship.

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