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Newfoundland and Labrador has three new confirmed cases of COVID-19.

The first new confirmed case is a female 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 on Wednesday, November 18. The individual is a tenant of Blue Crest Cottages in Grand Bank. This means Public Health has identified five cases of COVID-19 in Grand Bank this week. All five cases are connected.

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

The second new confirmed case is a female in the Western Health region between 40-49 years of age. The individual is a resident of Newfoundland and Labrador. The source of the infection is under investigation by Public Health. An update on this case will be provided as more information becomes available.

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

The third new confirmed case is a male in the Eastern Health region between 20-29 years of age. The case is travel-related. The individual, a resident of Newfoundland and Labrador, returned to the province from Nova Scotia.

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

The province has 13 active cases. Two people are in hospital due to the virus. Two hundred and ninety-four people have recovered. To date, 58,330 people have been tested.

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