New Brunswick reported the dying of an individual over the age of 90 in Zone 6 (Bathurst area) on account of COVID-19 on Wednesday.
This brings the overall variety of pandemic-related deaths within the province to 43.
The province additionally reported eight new instances of COVID-19.
There’s one travel-related case in Zone 2 (Saint John area) and 6 instances in Zone 3 (Fredericton area).
In line with the province, 5 of the six instances are contacts of beforehand confirmed instances and the opposite one is journey associated.
The one case in Zone 4 (Edmundston area) is a contact of a beforehand confirmed case.
The variety of confirmed instances in New Brunswick is 2,091 Since Tuesday, and 12 folks have recovered for a complete of 1,931 recoveries.
The variety of present lively instances is 116.
Eleven sufferers are hospitalized in whole. Seven sufferers are hospitalized in New Brunswick, together with three in an intensive care unit. 4 sufferers are hospitalized out of province, with one in an intensive care unit.
On Tuesday, 1,791 checks have been carried out for a complete of 318,290
Case at a college
On Wednesday, a constructive COVID-19 case was confirmed on the Fredericton Christian Academy.
The varsity can be closed on Might 19, 20 and 21 to permit contact tracing to be accomplished.
New Brunswick opens vaccine eligibility to all adults
Public Well being is advising all college students and employees, and their households, to isolate till additional communication is obtained from both Public Well being or the varsity and to self-monitor for signs till Might 28.
Journey between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia
Starting Wednesday, the province introduced that anybody travelling between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia at Sackville-Amherst and at Baie-Verte-Tidnish Street could discover elevated screening.
To keep away from disruptions, travellers getting into the province want an permitted New Brunswick Journey Registration and any supporting documentation.
“Journey between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick continues to be restricted. Earlier than you allow, be sure to are permitted to journey and examine the journey restrictions that apply to your vacation spot,” the province stated in a press launch.
Frequent travellers between the 2 provinces could also be eligible for a particular move to expedite journey throughout peak site visitors durations.
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