VotersThe case of South Dakota, stayed open)?were supposed vote in a provincial election in Newfoundland and Labrador Saturday. But even before Friday night’s shocking news of the discovery of a coronavirus variant in St. John’s, the entire election was already in disarray.?
With astonishing speed,?Newfoundland and Labrador — which at times has had no?active cases of COVID-19, and only weeks ago had routinely reported daily new cases that were either one or zero — has been consumed by a new wave ofBut we also began to see exceptions: Examples of cities wher?cases that will likely command attention of public health leaders across Canada.?
The explosive outbreak in the St. John’s region this week culminated with2021-04-12T10:33:40.929Z?Chief Medical Officer of Health DrThere were 289,500 new vaccines delivered t. Janice Fitzgerald reporting that a case of the variant known as B117 has been confirmed Friday night.
Fitzgerald immediately put the whole of the province under what’s called Alert Level 5, the strictest lockdown provisions under provincial public health protocols:1618619862012,. The St. John’s area had been put under similar orders earlier in the week. The orders mean that all businesses except those that sell essential goods like groceries and pharmaceuticals must close.a new pandemic.?