On February 10th, local time, Janice Fitzgerald, chief medical officer of Newfoundland and Labrador, announced that the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the province reached 110 that day, an increase of 53 cases over the previous day.
This is the province’s highest number of new cases since the outbreak began.
In terms of the age structure of confirmed cases, nearly half of young people under the age of 39. The cause of the sudden outbreak of the epidemic is related to the gathering of young people.
In view of the sudden deterioration of the epidemic, the province has once again resumed implementing strict restrictions and immediately suspended all sports, literary and recreational activities that may cause crowds throughout the province.
In addition, starting from 00:00 on the 11th, the number of gatherings in and around St. Johns, the capital of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, all weddings, funerals, religious activities, etc., have been limited to less than 10.
Newfoundland and Labrador are sparsely populated, with a population of only 520,000, and is remote, where fewer cases have been since the outbreak of the coronavirus.
So far, the cumulative number of cases is 510, and the cumulative number of deaths is only 4.