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Two new cases

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

The two cases in Zone 3 (Fredericton region) are as follows.

  • an individual 20-29; and
  • an individual 30-39.

Both cases are contacts of previously confirmed cases.

The number of confirmed cases in New Brunswick is 2,115. Since yesterday, seven people have recovered for a total of 1,949 recoveries. There have been 43 deaths, and the number of active cases is 122. Seven patients are hospitalized in total. Six patients are hospitalized in New Brunswick, including two in an intensive care unit. One patient is hospitalized out of province in an intensive care unit. Yesterday, 1,249 tests were conducted for a total of 322,731.

Exposure notifications

Public Health follows a standard process when addressing instances where the public may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19. In cases where record-keeping can identify anyone who may have been exposed, officials contact these individuals directly and do not issue a separate announcement. In cases where officials cannot be certain of exactly who may have been exposed to the virus in a given location, Public Health issues an announcement to alert those who could have been affected and provides instructions.

Public Health has identified a potential public exposure to the virus at the following location and dates in Zone 3 (Fredericton region):

  • Costco, 25 Wayne Squibb Blvd., Fredericton, on Friday, May 14, between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
  • CJ Munn Equipment, 1095 Hanwell Rd., Fredericton, on Friday, May 14, between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
  • Crowne Plaza Fredericton, 659 Queen St., between 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 15, and noon on Sunday, May 16.
  • Home Depot, 1450 Regent St., Fredericton, on Wednesday, May 19, between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Reminder of Yellow level

All zones are in the Yellow level under the province’s mandatory order.

22 May 2021

Les McLaughlin

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