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.

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

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