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Newfoundland and Labrador has one new confirmed case of COVID-19.

The one new confirmed case is a male in the Eastern Health region over 70 years of age. The individual, a resident of Newfoundland and Labrador, is a close contact of the first case announced yesterday Wednesday. The individual is not a tenant of Blue Crest Cottages in Grand Bank.

The individual is self-isolating. Contact tracing by Public Health officials is underway. Anyone considered a close contact has been advised to quarantine.

The four cases identified in Grand Bank are connected.

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The province has 10 active cases. Two people are in hospital due to the virus. Two hundred and ninety-four people have recovered. To date, 57,944 people have been tested.

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