Economic Aid: Effective March 30, the repayment of the provincial student loans and Canada Student Loans will be suspended for six months, until September 30, 2020.
Closures / Restrictions: Newfoundland and Labrador’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Janice Fitzgerald recommended the closure of public spaces including fitness facilities, arenas, bars, and performance spaces. Special Measures Orders and Exemption orders can be found here. Long-term care homes across the province are also closed to all visitors.
Premier Dwight Ball announced further measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Ball stated that the province will be taking away the driver’s licenses of individuals who break the required self-isolation period.