New Brunswick reports 8 new cases of COVID-19


New Brunswick officials announced eight new cases of COVID-19 in the province on Saturday.The cases include six in the Campbellton area, which is in the orange recovery phase in response to an outbreak in the area.

The cases include one person under the age of 19, one person 40 to 49, two people 50 to 59, and two people 60 to 69.

A new case was also reported in the Moncton area, a person under the age of 19 and one case in the Saint John area, a person aged 30 to 39.

100 active cases

There are now 100 active cases in the province. Three people are in the hospital, including one in intensive care.

Public health says all new cases are self-isolating.

More than half of New Brunswick’s active cases are now in the Campbellton area, which has 54. There have been five confirmed cases of COVID-19 in schools in the area.

It has been over a week since the Moncton and Campbellton regions were forced to return to the more restrictive orange phase.

The rest of the province remains subject to yellow-level restrictions.

There have been 305 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Brunswick and 203 have recovered. There were two deaths.

The province carried out 1,143 tests on Friday for a total of 90,995 since the start of the pandemic.

What to do if you have a symptom

People who are concerned about having symptoms of COVID-19 can take a self-report test on the government website at

Public health says symptoms presented by people with COVID-19 include: fever above 38 C, new or worsening chronic cough, sore throat, runny nose, headache , new onset of fatigue, new onset of muscle pain, diarrhea, loss of sense of taste or smell and difficulty breathing.

In children, symptoms also included purple markings on the fingers and toes.

People with any of these symptoms should:


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