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Fourteen new cases of COVID-19 / update at Parkland Saint John campus

FREDERICTON (GNB) – Public Health reported 14 new cases of COVID-19 today.

The four cases in Zone 1 (Moncton region) are as follows:

  • one individual under 19;
  • one individual 20-29; and
  • two people 40-49.

The nine cases in Zone 2 (Saint John region) are as follows:

  • three people under 19;
  • one individual 30-39;
  • one individual 50-59;
  • two people 80-89; and
  • two people 90 and over.

These cases are self-isolating and under investigation.

The other case is an individual 30-39 in Zone 6 (Bathurst region) which is travel-related and is self-isolating.

The number of confirmed cases in New Brunswick is 495 and 369 have recovered. There have been seven deaths, and the number of active cases is 119 with one hospitalized case. As of today, 123,883 tests have been conducted.

Outbreak at Parkland Saint John campus

Follow-up testing recently occurred at the Parkland Saint John complex in Saint John. Tests processed at the microbiology laboratory indicate six new positive cases for a total of 15 confirmed cases (10 residents and five employees). The next round of mass testing will occur over a two-day period starting Monday.

Members of the PROMT (Provincial Rapid Outbreak Management Team) remain on site at Parkland Saint John, providing support for residents and the facility’s clinical care team. Support includes testing and working in collaboration with the facility’s infection prevention control specialist to strengthen infection control measures.

29 November 2020

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