The person in their 50s received their first dose on April 11 and went to the hospital with symptoms of a blood clot 17 days later, she said. This is the third case of serious adverse effects from the vaccine in the province and the 44th death from COVID.
“The risks associated with this product are rare but they are real, as we have seen today,” Russell said during the COVID live briefing.
Russell participated from a distance from her home. Students, staff and household members of a school community have been asked to self-isolate and it is affected, she said.
She is unlikely to have contracted COVID-19, she said, but it is essential that everyone follow public health guidelines, including herself.
New Brunswick continues to offer AstraZeneca as a first dose to people 55 years of age or older or housebound and who have given informed consent, depending on supply.
The province is awaiting instructions from the federal government on the use of another vaccine for the second doses for these people, Russell said.
The existing stock of around 3,500 doses, which expires on May 31, will be offered as a second dose to those who have already received AstraZeneca as their first dose, she said.
Russell also announced 15 new cases, including nine in the Fredericton area, Zone 3.
Public health is monitoring the region closely, but for now it will remain on the COVID yellow alert level, she said.
If the situation worsens over the weekend with evidence of community spread or a spike in cases, they won’t hesitate to tighten the restrictions, she said.
There are now 127 active cases of COVID-19.
Seven New Brunswickers are hospitalized, including three in intensive care. One person is hospitalized outside the province.
New Brunswick has recorded 2,098 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, with 1,937 recoveries to date.
A total of 319,871 COVID tests were performed, including 1,581 on Wednesday.
As of Friday, 364,386 New Brunswickers had received at least one dose of the vaccine. This represents 52.6%. 100 of the eligible population, aged 12 and over.
Count on summer
Premier Blaine Higgs told reporters this morning that easing restrictions and plans to reopen the Atlantic bubble by July 1 will depend on the number of cases in the Fredericton area, Zone 3, which remain stable or will decrease over the next few days.
“At the current projection of where we are, people should plan for summer in New Brunswick,” he said, pledging to release a detailed plan in the coming weeks.
Fredericton is battling a cluster of 36 cases in the Delta Fredericton, a outbreak at Dr Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital, Stan Cassidy Rehabilitation Center and Veterans Health Unit, positive cases in four schools and one daycare.
At least two worrying COVID variants are circulating – the first reported in India and the first reported in the UK Numerous notices of potential public exposure have been posted and around 1,900 people have self-isolated on Wednesday.
Details of the relaxed restrictions are still being finalized, Health Minister Dorothy Shephard said, but she hopes to “pave the way for green” as early as next week “so people can see they really have something. thing to put pressure on.
“Get vaccinated, take us there. “
Latest public exhibitions
Public Health has identified potential public exposures to the coronavirus at the following locations and dates in the Fredericton area:
- Scholten, 325 Sunset Dr., Fredericton, May 17 between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
- Atlantic supermarket, 116 Main St., Fredericton, May 16 between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.
- Progressive Credit Union, 395 Connell Rd., Woodstock, May 13, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- A&W, 1018 Prospect Street, Fredericton, May 12, between noon and 2 p.m.
- University of New Brunswick campus in Fredericton, residence administration building, 20 Bailey Dr., Fredericton, May 11 and 12, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Sobeys, 463 Brookside Dr., Fredericton, May 11, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Public health offers the COVID-19 test to anyone who has been in a public exhibition area, even if they have no symptoms. Residents can request a test online or call Tele-Care 811 to make an appointment.
People with one or more symptoms are also encouraged to get tested.
Past public exhibitions
- Tony Pepperoni, 510 Brookside Dr., May 11, 5-7 p.m.
- The Drome, 301 Main St., May 11, 8:45 p.m. to 11 p.m.
- NB Power, 515 King Street, May 12, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
- Sobeys Fast Fuel, 530 Brookside Dr., May 12, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- Costco, 25 Wayne Squibb Boulevard, May 12 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and May 13 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- Giant tiger, 1160 rue Smythe, May 13, between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
- Scholten, 325 Sunset Dr., May 13, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
- McMath Law Firm, 406 Regent St., May 14, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
- Fredericton Mitsubishi, 327 St. Mary’s St., May 14, 10:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Pizza delight, 243 St. Mary’s St., May 14, between noon and 2 p.m.
- L’Abbey Cafe, 546 Queen Street, May 14, between noon and 12:30 p.m.
- Banque Scotia, 490 King Street, May 14, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
- Sobeys, 1180, rue Prospect, May 14, between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.
- Cannon’s Cross Pub, 15 Riverside Dr., May 14, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
- Fredericton Boyce Farmers Market, 665 George St., May 15 from 10 a.m. to noon
- Moores Clothing, 1150, rue Prospect, May 15, between 11 a.m. and noon.
- Home Depot, 1450 Regent Street, May 15, between noon and 1 p.m.
- Montana, 6 Trinity Avenue, May 2, between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
- Quai de Wolastoq, 527 Union Street, May 9, between noon and 2:30 p.m.
- Restaurant McDonald’s, 1177, rue Prospect, May 14, between 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
- Hilton Garden Inn Hotel and Pickle Jar Restaurant, 620, rue Queen, from May 11 to 16
- Kubbyhole Craft Shop, 1879 Route 3, May 7, between 1 p.m. and 9 p.m.
- Cal’s Independent Grocer, 135 Otis Dr., May 14, between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
- Restaurant Irving Big Stop Blue Canoe, 415 Nevers Rd., May 14, between 10:30 a.m. and noon.
Public health has identified potential public exposure to the virus at the following location and date Edmundston:
- Jean Coutu, 177 Victoria St., May 15, between noon and 1 p.m.
Public health has identified a positive case in a traveler who could have been contagious on the following flights:
- Air Canada Flight 314 – from Vancouver to Montreal, departure at 11:24 pm on May 11.
- Air Canada Flight 8902 – from Montreal to Moncton, departure at 1:06 p.m. on May 12.
The province also listed another flight with a passenger who tested positive for COVID-19 on May 7.
- Air Canada Flight 318 – from Calgary to Montreal, departure at 11 a.m.
Other exposure notifications
Public health has identified a positive case in a traveler who could have been contagious on May 6 during the following flights:
- Air Canada Flight 396 – from Edmonton to Toronto, departure at 6:50 a.m.
- Air Canada Flight 8898 – from Toronto to Moncton, departure at 8:43 p.m.
Public health has identified a positive case in a traveler who could have been contagious on May 10 on the next flight.
- Air Canada Flight 8946 from Toronto to Moncton, departure at 8:47 p.m.
Public health has identified potential public exposure to the coronavirus at the following locations and dates in the following regions:
- Pump house, 5 Orange Ln., Moncton, May 4 between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.
- Staples, 233 Main Street, Moncton, May 5, between noon and 8 p.m.
- Supercentre Walmart, 477 rue Paul, Dieppe, May 6, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
- Greek Pizza, 311 Acadie Boulevard, Dieppe, May 7, between 11 a.m. and 11 p.m.
- Greek Pizza, 120 Killam Dr., Moncton, May 5 from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m., May 3 from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. and May 2 from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.
- Greek Pizza, 311 boulevard Acadie, Dieppe, May 4, between 4 p.m. and 11 p.m.
- Emergency department of the Dr-Georges-L.-Dumont CHU, 330 University Avenue, Moncton, May 7, 2 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., and May 6, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Saint John area:
- Foodland, 1 Market Sq., Quispamsis, May 3, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
- Circle K, 309 River Valley Dr., Grand Bay-Westfield, between 11:30 p.m. on Friday, May 7 and 1 a.m. on Saturday, May 8.
- My home delivery, 5 Acorn Street, Fredericton – May 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., May 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., May 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and May 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Sobeys, 1180 Prospect Street, Fredericton, – May 8 between 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
- Lunar thief, 625 King Avenue, Fredericton – April 28 between 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
- Auto Repair, 156 Greenview Dr., Hanwell – May 6 between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. April 30 between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. April 29 between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. and April 28 between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. 30
- Lunar thief, 625 King Street, Fredericton, April 28, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
- Auto Repair, 156 Greenview Dr., Hanwell, May 6, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., April 30, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., April 29, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and April 28, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
- Restaurant McDonald’s, 1177, rue Prospect, May 5, at 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.
- Restaurant McDonald’s à Walmart, 125 Two Nations Crossing, May 6, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
- Clinique Brainfix, 56 Avonlea Crt., May 6th.
- I mean the massage clinic, 152 King St., 6 May.
- Chiropractic Williams, 169 Main St., 6 from.
- Centre de construction Simms Home Hardware, 190 King St., at 6 p.m.
- Costco Gas Bar, 5, boulevard Wayne Squibb, May 6.
- Experts in massage, 169 Dundonald Street, May 6 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and May 7 from 10:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
- Delta Fredericton, 225 Woodstock Rd., May 6-12.
- STMR. Restaurant 36 – Delta Fredericton, 225 Woodstock Rd., May 6-12.
- Pizza de Jack, 379 King Street, May 7, 1 p.m.
- Mitch Clarke Skate Park, 116 Johnston Ave., May 7, 2 to 9 p.m.
- Garrison Skatepark, York Street parking lot, May 7, 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.
- Pub James Joyce, 659 Queen Street, May 7, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- Restaurant McDonald’s, 94 Main St., May 7 from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. and May 8 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
- Princess Auto, 21 Trinity Ave., May 8, 8 a.m. to noon.
- Fredericton Public Library, 12 Carleton Street, May 8, 10 a.m. to noon.
- Northside Market, 170 Main Street, May 9, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Irving Oil, 181 King Street, May 9, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
- Dollarama, 5 Trinity Dr., May 9, noon to 2 p.m.
- NB Alcohol, 18 Trinity Dr., May 9, noon to 5 p.m.
- Sense of home, 18 Trinity Dr., May 9, noon to 5 p.m.
- Tim Hortons drive-thru, Regent Street, May 10, 1:30 p.m.
- Atlantic supermarket, 471 rue Smythe, May 10, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. and May 11, from 10 a.m. to noon.
- Dr Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital, 700 Priestman St., May 10-11.
- Stan Cassidy Rehabilitation Center, 800 Priestman St., May 10-11.
- Veterans Health Unit, 680 Priestman St., May 10 and 11.
- Shoppers Drug Mart, 1040 Prospect Street, May 11, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
- Scott Nursery, 2192 Route 102, May 8, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
What to do if you have a symptom
People who are concerned about having symptoms of COVID-19 can take an online self-assessment test.
Public health says symptoms exhibited by people with COVID-19 include:
- Fever greater than 38 C.
- New cough or worsening chronic cough.
- Sore throat.
- Runny nose.
- New onset of fatigue, muscle pain, diarrhea, loss of taste or smell.
- Difficulty in breathing.
In children, symptoms also included purple markings on the fingers and toes.
People with any of these symptoms should: