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Two new cases of COVID-19 (Bathurst/Fredericton)

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

The new cases are:

  • An individual between 20 and 29 in Zone 6 (Bathurst region) related to international travel and self-isolating.
  • An individual between 50 and 59 in Zone 3 (Fredericton region), related to travel and linked to previous cases. All close contacts of this case were already self-isolating.

The number of confirmed cases in New Brunswick is 188 and 178 have recovered. There have been two deaths, and there are eight active cases. As of today, 58,227 tests have been conducted.

State of emergency extended

The state of emergency mandatory order was renewed under the authority of the Emergency Measures Act.

21 August 2020

Les McLaughlin

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