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Two new cases of COVID-19 (Fredericton / Moncton Regions)

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

The new cases are:

  • an individual between 40 and 49 with a permanent address in Zone 3 (Fredericton region), who was staying in Ontario prior to the onset of symptoms, tested in that province and will remain there until recovered.
  • an individual between 60 and 69 in Zone 1 (Moncton region), related to travel from outside the Atlantic bubble and who is self-isolating.

In addition, a Quebec resident who works in Zone 5 (Campbellton region) of New Brunswick has tested positive and is now self-isolating and recovering in Quebec. Contact tracing is on-going to identify New Brunswickers who may have come into contact with this individual and who will need to self-monitor or be tested.

The number of confirmed cases in New Brunswick is 199 and 191 have recovered. There have been two deaths, and the number of active cases is six. As of today, 72,231 tests have been conducted.

24 September 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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