How one Newfoundland family coped when COVID-19 spread through their house

John Bennett and his family take a picture before quarantining. (Submitted by the Bennett family)It's a nightmare scenario for many families in Newfoundland contending with the latest rise in COVID-19 numbers: Parents testing positive and having to divide their home...

COVID-19 testing begins for remote Inuit coastal community in N.L. after presumptive case

COVID-19 testing began Thursday and will continue Friday in the small Labrador coastal community of Makkovik, the Nunatsiavut government says, as part of the public health response to a presumptive positive case of the virus in the Inuit town.Anyone can...

COVID-19 testing begins in Inuit coastal community after presumptive case

Gerald Asivak, Nunatsiavut's minister of health and social development, says nurses in Makkovik are being joined by Labrador-Grenfell Health counterparts to conduct widespread COVID-19 testing. (Garrett Barry/CBC)COVID-19 testing began Thursday and will continue Friday in the small Labrador coastal community of...

COVID-19 testing to begin in Inuit coastal community after presumptive case

Gerald Asivak, Nunatsiavut's minister of health and social development, says nurses in Makkovik are being joined by Labrador-Grenfell Health counterparts to conduct widespread COVID-19 testing. (Garrett Barry/CBC)COVID-19 testing will get underway Thursday and continue Friday in the small Labrador coastal community...

St. John’s man who fell ill with COVID-19 pleads with public to shelter in place

As the province relearns to live with the coronavirus in its midst, a growing number of residents are discovering what it's like to grapple with the bug in their own homes and bodies.Heath O'Neill, a father of two in St....

N.L. reports 26 new cases of COVID-19 as province focuses on protecting seniors from new variant

Newfoundland and Labrador reported 26 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Saturday — which includes the nine cases announced Friday night.The province also reported a single new recovery in the Western Health region, meaning there are 285 active cases province-wide. ...

Coronavirus variant puts N.L. back in lockdown; in-person voting in provincial election suspended

Newfoundland and Labrador is under lockdown, and Saturday's provincial election will continue with only mail-in voting, officials said Friday, as the province battles the B117 variant of the coronavirus.In an emergency briefing Friday evening — the second time officials addressed the province...

Coronavirus variant puts N.L. back in lockdown; in-person voting suspended

Newfoundland and Labrador is under full lockdown and its election will continue with only mail-in voting, officials said Friday, as the province battles the B117 variant of the coronavirus. In an emergency briefing Friday evening — the second time officials addressed the...

N.L. records 50 new COVID-19 cases, as visitor restrictions tighten for seniors’ homes

Newfoundland and Labrador's top doctor announced 50 new cases of COVID-19 Friday, in a whirlwind week that has brought metro St. John's to a standstill.Schools and non-essential businesses in the capital and surrounding municipalities were closed Thursday to regain control...

Newfoundland and Labrador reports largest single-day increase with 53 COVID-19 cases

Newfoundland and Labrador reported 53 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, and 32 presumptive cases. The vast majority of the people who tested positive were under age 20, health officials said. It was by far the largest single-day increase since the first case...
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