Nunatsiavut Government: COVID-19 Update

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Nunatsiavut Government: COVID-19 Update

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 2022115 Views

January 18, 2022

The Nunatsiavut Government wishes to provide the following COVID-19 update:

  • As of today, January 18, there have been 24 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the community of Nain.

o  There is currently one active case in the community.

o There are currently no presumptive positive cases in the community. o Twenty three (23) of the cases have recovered.

  • There are no confirmed or presumptive cases in any other Labrador Inuit community.
  • Newfoundland and Labrador remains in COVID-19 Alert Level 4 in an effort to decrease transmission of the virus.

The Nunatsiavut Government is also advising that the second vaccine dose for children between five and 11-years of age will begin in all Labrador Inuit communities in early February.

COVID-19 vaccine is a still available for:

  • those 12 years of age and over for first and second dose; and
  • those 18 years and over, first, second and booster shots.

To make an appointment, please contact your community Public Health office.

Media Contact:
Bert Pomeroy
Director of Communications
(709) 896-8582

NT5

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