N.L. reports 7 new cases of COVID-19, as 2nd RCMP employee tests positive | CBC News
Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting seven new cases of COVID-19, as hundreds more get tested in an effort by public health to track and minimize the outbreak of the variant that landed the province back in Alert Level 5.
Eight people have recovered since Monday, the Department of Health said in an update release on Tuesday, dropping the province’s active caseload by one, to 297, with one person in hospital. It’s the first day in more than a week that the active caseload has gone down.
The department also reported 25 new presumptive cases, all in the Eastern Health region and isolating themselves. Officials reported 21 presumptive cases on Monday, but it’s not immediately clear whether any of those cases have now been confirmed. CBC has requested clarity from the department on…