Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting no new cases of COVID-19, and officials say just one person is in hospital with the virus.
The province has reported 261 cases of COVID-19, including 256 recoveries and three deaths.
Chief medical officer of health Dr. Janice Fitzgerald says the province has done well to keep cases to a minimum.
She says the low numbers mean the province is set to move to the next level of its reopening plan on Monday, allowing more activities to resume.
Under “alert level three,” funerals, burials and weddings can include up to 20 people.
Some businesses can reopen including private health-care clinics, personal services such as spas and hair salons, and retail stores with restrictions.
WHAT IS ALLOWED TO OPEN DURING ALERT LEVEL THREE
- Campsites are permitted to open for limited overnight camping, with restrictions.
- Summer day camps can operate, with restrictions.
- Medium-risk outdoor recreational activities can resume (e.g., team field sports). Spectators must maintain physical distancing.
- Outdoor pools can operate with a limited number of people.
- Playground equipment in municipal parks is not to be used.
- Gym and fitness facilities, yoga studios, tennis and squash facilities, arenas, dance studios and performance spaces remain closed.
- Outdoor activities, including walking, hiking, or riding your bike, are encouraged as long as physical distancing can be maintained and you are not required to self-isolate for any reason.
Health care services:
- Private health care clinics can reopen in accordance with guidelines.
- Regional health authorities will continue to allow some health care services to resume.
- All visitor restrictions in health care remain in place.
- Orders for long term care, personal care homes, and assisted living facilities remain in place.
Businesses and Services:
- Retail stores, including those in shopping malls, can open with restrictions.
- Retail stores are permitted to sell scratch and break open lotto tickets in store.
- Personal service establishments, including spas, esthetic services, hair salons, body piercing, tattooing and tanning salons, can open in accordance with guidelines.
- Animal grooming facilities can resume operations.
- Further expansion of daycare operations.
- Restaurants can re-open at reduced occupancy; buffets remain prohibited.
- Bars, lounges and cinemas remain closed.
— With Files From the Canadian Press