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As you go about your business today and over the weekend – keep this in mind. Figures from Public Health show almost half of the 1202 confirmed cases of COVID in the province have been traced to close contact with infected people.

Contact tracing has turned up 549 of the confirmed cases have been related to close contact with someone carrying the virus. Travel related cases account for 228 of the confirmed cases and there have been 18 cases of community transmission. Public Health says 407 cases are under investigation.

The latest numbers also show of the 1200 confirmed cases so far – 872 people have recovered. There have been 16-COVID related deaths in the province since the beginning of the pandemic last March.