Stephen: One new case of COVID-19 in NL, in the Central Health region
Today (Thursday, October 1), Newfoundland and Labrador has one new confirmed case of COVID-19.
The one new confirmed case is a female in the Central Health region between 20-39 years of age.
The new case is travel-related. The individual, a resident of Newfoundland and Labrador, was returning to the province from Alberta.
She has been self-isolating since arrival.
Contact tracing by Public Health officials is underway. Anyone considered a close contact will be advised to quarantine.
This new case is not related to the case announced yesterday September 30 in the Labrador-Grenfell Health region.
Two hundred and sixty-nine people have recovered from the virus.
The province has three active cases of COVID-19.