There are now 37 active cases in the province. The 18 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 include:
Moncton area, zone 1, 17 cases:
- Two people under 19.
- 11 people 20 to 29.
- Three people from 30 to 39.
- A person between 40 and 49 years old.
Nine of the cases are contacts of previously confirmed cases, six cases are under investigation and two are travel-related.
The only case in the Saint John area, Zone 2, involves a person between the ages of 20 and 29 and relates to travel.
“With the number of new cases over the weekend, the importance of getting vaccinated is stronger than ever,” Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Jennifer Russell said in a press release.
“Getting the vaccine will not only reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19 and being seriously ill, but it will also help protect your family, friends and our health care system. ”
Russell said New Brunswickers should continue to get tested even if they have mild symptoms.
That is now 2,383 cases of COVID-19 in New Brunswick and 46 deaths. There is no COVID-19 hospitalization in the province.
The entire province is now on green alert, a change that was made at midnight Friday.
Immunization rate up to 67.9 percent
A total of 67.9 percent of eligible New Brunswickers are fully immunized, compared to 66.7 percent.
More than 82% of the population over the age of 12 has at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Immunization clinics are being held across the province this holiday weekend.
Others will take place on Monday:
- Saint John, Exhibition Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Pfizer-BioNTech.
- Moncton, Moncton Coliseum, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Pfizer-BioNTech.
- Edmundston, St-Jacques Chevalier de Colomb, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – Pfizer-BioNTech.
- Bathurst, Bathurst Public Heath, 8 h 30 à 13 h – Pfizer-BioNTech.
- Fredericton, Crowne Plaza, noon to 5 p.m. – Pfizer-BioNTech.
New public exhibitions
Public Health has identified five new possible exposures to COVID-19.
All potential new exhibit locations are in the Saint John area.
Saint John area, Zone 2:
- Saint John Ale Housing, 1 Place du Marché, Saint John, July 27 between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
- Marelle, 4 Canterbury St., Saint John, July 27 between 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
- Italian by night, 97 rue Germain, Saint John, July 27 between 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
- Churchill Bar and Pub, 8 Grannan St., Saint John, July 27 between 10:15 p.m. and midnight.
- Uptown Pub Down Under Bar, 88 Prince William Street, Saint John, July 27 between 11:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m.
Public Health identified exposures in the Moncton area earlier this week.
Moncton area, Zone 1:
- Maritime bus, 1908 Coach – Moncton to Fredericton, departs 4:20 p.m. July 26
- Tony’s Bistro & Pâtisserie, 137 McLaughlin Road, Moncton, July 23 between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.
- Tony’s Bakery (50 rue du Marché, Dieppe, July 20 from 12:45 p.m. to 1:20 p.m., July 26 from noon to 1 p.m. and July 27 from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m.
- Italian grill restaurant Carrabba, 1000 Main Street, Moncton, July 20 between 4 p.m. and 11:35 p.m., July 22 between 4 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. and July 23 between 11:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
- The third glass bar, 819 Main Street, Moncton, July 21 between 7 p.m. and 1:30 a.m., July 22 between 4 p.m. and 1:30 a.m., July 23 between 6:30 p.m. and 3 a.m., July 24 between 2 p.m. and 3 a.m. and July 26 between 7:30 p.m. and 2h30
- Le grill et bar italien Gusto’s, 130 Westmorland Drive, Moncton, July 22 between 6:15 p.m. and 7:45 p.m.
- Starbucks, 361, rue Champlain, Dieppe, July 22 between 3:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.
What to do if you have a symptom
People who are concerned about having COVID-19 can take an online self-assessment test.
Public health said symptoms of the disease included fever above 38 ° C, new or worsening cough, sore throat, runny nose, headache, new onset of fatigue and severe pain. breathing difficulties.
In children, symptoms also included purple markings on the fingers and toes.
People with any of these symptoms should stay home, call 811 or their doctor, and follow directions.