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One death reported / no new cases

FREDERICTON (GNB) – Public Health confirmed today that an individual in their 90s in Zone 4 (Edmundston region) has died as a result of underlying complications, including COVID-19, bringing the total number of COVID-related deaths in the province to 27.

The person was a resident of Villa des Jardins, an adult residential facility in Edmundston.

“Each case reported is a New Brunswicker, someone with family, friends and loved ones,” said Premier Blaine Higgs. “It is important to remember that each case and each death affects more than just the number that is reported. We cannot become desensitized to the affect this virus has had on our province. Marcia and I join those across the province in extending our heartfelt condolences to this person’s loved ones.”

“I ask all New Brunswick to join me in extending our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and loved ones of the deceased,” said Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health. “The loss of another New Brunswicker is another sad moment for our province and is something that never gets easier.”

Public Health reported no new cases of COVID-19 in the province today.

The number of confirmed cases in New Brunswick is 1,430. Since yesterday, two people have recovered for a total of 1,364 recoveries. There have been 27 deaths, and the number of active cases is 38. One patient is hospitalized and in intensive care. Yesterday, 560 tests were conducted for a total of 228, 779

Reminder of Orange level

All zones remain in the Orange level under the province’s mandatory order.

28 February 2021

Village of Blackville

Village of Blackville

The village of Blackville is governed by an elected council made up of a mayor and four councillors. Incorporated as a village in 1966, Blackville has a population of 958 and has had a long history related to forestry and salmon fishing.

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