Coronavirus: New Brunswick reported no new cases on Sunday – New Brunswick


For the first time in seven days, New Brunswick reports no new cases of new coronavirus.This keeps the total number of confirmed cases in New Brunswick at 157.

The province says 129 people have recovered, including nine linked to the Zone 5 epidemic.

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Four patients are hospitalized, one of whom is in an intensive care unit.

On Sunday, 37,072 tests were carried out. There are currently 26 active cases.

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On Saturday, the province reported its second death related to COVID-19. The province says the person in the Campbellton area was in their 80th year and had underlying health problems.

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“This person was one of the cases linked to the epidemic in zone 5 and had resided at the Manoir de la Vallée in Atholville before being admitted to the hospital,” the province said in a statement on Saturday.

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The provincial government announced three new cases on Saturday.

Questions about COVID-19? Here are some things you should know:

Symptoms may include fever, cough, and difficulty breathing – very similar to a cold or the flu. Some people may develop a more serious illness. Those most at risk are the elderly and those with serious chronic conditions such as heart, lung or kidney disease. If you develop symptoms, contact public health authorities.

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To prevent the virus from spreading, experts recommend washing your hands frequently and coughing up your sleeve. They also recommend minimizing contact with others, staying at home as much as possible, and keeping two meters away from others if you go out. In situations where you cannot keep a safe distance from others, public health officials recommend the use of a non-medical face mask or coating to prevent the spread of respiratory droplets that can carry the virus.

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