All of the cases are in the province’s Central Health region.
Opposition leader David Brazil called on the government to delay the COVID-19 vaccine passport until Dec. 17, citing concerns from “thousands” of residents who still haven’t received their second dose. Health Minister John Haggie said residents have had ample time to get the shot.
Newcomers to Newfoundland and Labrador say they face a cycle of unpaid sick leave and a lack of health care, usually while working minimum wage jobs.
As gas prices increased by another 3.1 cents per litre on Thursday, marking a new record high, small business owners across the province worry about the impact of the spike.