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Seven new cases of COVID-19

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

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

  • an individual 30-39;
  • three people 60-69;
  • an individual 70-79; and
  • an individual 80-89.

The seventh case is an individual 50-59 in Zone 5 (Campbellton region).

All seven cases are self-isolating and under investigation.

“We are seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases and we need New Brunswickers to fully co-operate with Public Health staff and directives in order to manage the cases now and going forward,” said Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health. “Get tested if you are displaying COVID-19 symptoms and stay home if you are not feeling well. Do not take chances with your health and those of your loved ones and others in the community.”

The number of confirmed cases in New Brunswick is 618 and 567 have recovered. There have been nine deaths, and the number of active cases is 41. One patient is hospitalized and is in an intensive care unit. As of today, 154,124 tests have been conducted.

03 January 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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