Three more COVID-19 deaths, 58 new cases, in New Brunswick on Sunday – .

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Three more COVID-19 deaths, 58 new cases, in New Brunswick on Sunday – .


New Brunswick reported three more COVID-19-related deaths on Sunday, bringing the total number in the province to 90.

All three deaths occurred in Zone 5 (Campbellton area). Two people were between 40 and 49 years old and one person between 80 and 89 years old.

“My thoughts are with the loved ones of those who died today,” Premier Blaine Higgs said in a statement.

“We all have a role to play in slowing the spread of the virus. I want to thank the companies that have taken steps to motivate their employees to get vaccinated and I encourage other companies to do the same. COVID-19 can present a serious risk. in the workplace and can impact a company’s operations, especially if an unvaccinated employee contracts the disease. “

There are 57 people hospitalized with the virus, including 18 in an intensive care unit.

“Of the 18 in an intensive care unit, none is fully vaccinated (16 unvaccinated and two partially vaccinated). Of the total of all hospitalized, 29 are unvaccinated, six are partially vaccinated and 22 are fully vaccinated, ”the statement said. .

58 NEW CASES

Public health is also reporting 58 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday and 117 recoveries, pushing the number of active cases to 935.

Of the new cases, 35 – or 60% – are not vaccinated, five – or 9% – are partially vaccinated and 20 – or 34% – are fully vaccinated.

THE RAPID TEST PROGRAM IS EXPANDING

Starting Monday, October 18, people who do not test positive for COVID-19 will be able to pick up free rapid test kits that they can administer at home.

Public Health doubled the number of rapid test kits for each pickup location on Monday and throughout this week to help meet the initial high demand.

All pick up centers will be open during their scheduled hours or until daily supplies have been distributed.

“We are grateful for the great interest in these tests as people clearly want to do what they can to help fight the COVID-19 virus,” Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Jennifer Russell said in a statement. .

“Thank you for your patience with the staff at the centers as they are working as quickly as possible to distribute the tests. “

The kits will be available to the general public at the following locations across the province:

  • Moncton: Greater Moncton Health Center, 150 Edmonton Avenue, (3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday)
  • Cocagne: Cocagne health clinic, 4813 Rte. 134, (8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Thursday and 8 a.m. to noon on Friday)
  • Moncton: 380 MacNaughton Avenue (10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday)
  • Edmundston: Edmundston Regional Hospital, 275 boul. Hébert, (2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday)
  • Clair: Haut-Madawaska Medical Clinic, 809, rue Principale, (1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday)
  • Grand Falls: Grand Falls General Hospital, 625, boul. Everard H. Daigle, (8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday)
  • Saint-Quentin: Hôtel-Dieu Saint-Joseph de Saint-Quentin, 21 Canada St., (2 pm to 5 pm daily)
  • Campbellton: EL Murray Medical Clinic, 3 Stanley Street, (2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday)
  • Dalhousie: St. Joseph Community Health Center, 280 Victoria Street (noon to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday)
  • Shediac: Shediac Regional Medical Center, 419 Main Street, (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday)
  • Belledune: Jacquet River Health Center, 41 Mack Street, (1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday to Friday)
  • Bathurst: Chaleur Regional Hospital, 1750, boul. Sunset, (12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday to Saturday)
  • Caraquet: Hôpital Enfant-Jésus RHSJ, 1, boul. W., (1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday)
  • Tracadie: Hôpital de Tracadie, 400, rue Des Hospitalières, (1 p.m. to 3 p.m. daily)
  • Lamèque: Lamèque Hospital and Community Health Center, 29, rue De l’Hôpital, (from noon to 3 p.m., Monday to Friday)
  • Paquetville: Paquetville Health Center, 1096, rue Du Parc, (8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday)
  • Saint-Isidore: Saint-Isidore Community Health Center, 3973-1 boul. From the Founders, (12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday)
  • Saint John: Diamond Jubilee Cruise Terminal, (10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday)
  • Fredericton: Fairgrounds, 361 Smythe Street, (10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday)
  • Miramichi: 365 Wellington Street (10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday)

The rapid test screening program is for people two years of age and older who are not a confirmed positive case of COVID-19. One kit contains five tests to be used over a 10 day period. People 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult to purchase a test kit.

IMMUNIZATION UPDATE

Public Health reported today that 82.4% of eligible New Brunswickers are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and 91.5% have received their first dose of a vaccine.

All eligible New Brunswickers can make their second dose appointments at least 28 days after their first dose.

People attending a vaccination clinic are asked to bring their health insurance card, a signed consent form and, for those receiving their second dose, a copy of the vaccination record provided after receiving their first dose.

REGIONAL BREAKDOWN OF NEW CASES

The 15 new cases in Zone 1 (Moncton area) are as follows:

  • four people 19 years of age and under;
  • four people 20-29;
  • two people 30-39;
  • two people 40-49;
  • a person 60-69;
  • a 70-79 person; and
  • one person 80-89.

Thirteen cases are under investigation and two cases are contacts of previously confirmed cases.

The three new cases in Zone 2 (Saint John area) are:

  • a person aged 20 to 29; and
  • two people 50-59.

All three cases are under investigation.

The ten new cases in Zone 3 (Fredericton area) are as follows:

  • a person 19 years of age and under;
  • a person aged 20 to 29;
  • two people 30-39;
  • a person 40-49 years old;
  • one person 50-59; and
  • four people 60-69.

All ten cases are under investigation.

The 13 new cases in zone 4 (Edmundston region) are as follows:

  • five people 19 years of age and under;
  • three people 20-29
  • a person aged 30 to 39;
  • a person 40-49 years old;
  • a person 60-69; and
  • two people 70-79.

Twelve cases are under investigation and one case is a contact of previously confirmed cases.

The 14 new cases in Zone 5 (Campbellton area) are as follows:

  • four people 19 years of age and under;
  • three people 30-39;
  • three people 40-49;
  • two people 50-59;
  • a 70-79 person; and
  • one person 80-89.

Twelve cases are under investigation and two cases are contacts of previously confirmed cases.

The two cases in zone 6 (Bathurst region) are as follows:

  • one person 50-59; and
  • one person 60-69.

Both cases are under investigation.

The only new case in Zone 7 (Miramichi area) is an 80 to 89 year old and the case is under investigation.

Additional information is available on the COVID-19 dashboard.

POTENTIAL PUBLIC EXHIBITIONS

Anyone showing symptoms of the virus, as well as anyone who has been to the site of a possible public exhibition, is encouraged to request a test online to get an appointment.

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