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One new case of COVID-19 / collection of names and contact information required

FREDERICTON (GNB) – Public Health reported one new case of COVID-19 today.

The new case is an individual between 20 and 29 in Zone 3 (Fredericton region). The individual is a close contact of a recently confirmed travel-related case and is self-isolating.

The number of confirmed cases in New Brunswick is 170 and 163 have recovered. There have been two deaths, and there are five active cases. As of today, 49,083 tests have been conducted.

Collection of names and contact information

As per Section 2 of the state of emergency mandatory order, venues at which seating is offered for the purposes of eating, drinking, socialization, celebration, ceremony or entertainment are required to maintain a record of the names and contact information of all persons who attend. The same applies to anyone who hosts, organizes or permits gatherings larger than 50.

A guidance and recommendations document with templates for use is available to assist these venues or hosts.

20 July 2020

Les McLaughlin

Les McLaughlin is a website developer by day and a local news reporter/community ambassador by night. You can reach him by email at les@villageofblackville.com.

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