New Brunswick adds 51 new cases – .

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New Brunswick Public Health announced 51 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, as the number of COVID-related hospitalizations in the province stands at 15, including nine people requiring intensive care.

The province has discovered 10 new cases in Zone 1, the Moncton area.

A new case of COVID-19 has been found in Zone 2, the Saint John area.

Zone 3, the Fredericton area saw the largest increase among New Brunswick health zones, reporting 21 new cases.

There are four new cases in zone 4, the Edmundston region and 12 new cases in zone 5, the Campbellton region,

Finally, Public Health announced three new cases in zone 6, the Bathurst region.

Of the 51 new cases, Forty-seven – or 92% – of these new cases are not fully vaccinated

After eight recoveries from the virus, the number of active cases in New Brunswick has now risen to 336.

To date, 77.2% of eligible New Brunswickers are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and 85.8% have received their first dose of a vaccine.

“We are seeing an increase in immunization appointments since we announced our new measures which will take effect next week,” Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health, said in a government press release.

“It is imperative that New Brunswickers get vaccinated, so now is the time to make an appointment at a regional health authority clinic or call a participating pharmacy.

Public Health has declared the outbreak over at the South East Shediac Regional Correctional Center. The outbreak was declared on August 23 following a confirmed case at the facility.

A positive case of COVID-19 has been identified in the following schools in Zone 1, the Moncton area.

  • Harrison Trimble High School in Moncton
  • JMA Armstrong / Salisbury College in Salisbury.

A positive case was also confirmed at the Love and Learn Child Center in Riverview.

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