Source of Harbour Breton COVID-19 cases still under investigation: Fitzgerald

Dr. Janice Fitzgerald

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No new cases in Newfoundland and Labrador on Monday, with 2 new recoveries.

Newfoundland and Labrador’s chief medical officer of health says residents of Harbour Breton should take extra precautions, as the source of COVID-19 cases in the area is still unknown.

During Monday’s COVID-19 briefing Dr. Janice Fitzgerald said public health is still working to locate the source of weekend cases in the Central Health region. 

“In the meantime we are asking that anyone living in Harbour Breton and surrounding areas to take some extra precautions, to stay home as much as possible, to avoid entering stores or establishments outside of the community and to avoid holding gatherings for now,” Fitzgerald said.