New Brunswick Prime Minister Blaine Higgs and Dr. Jennifer Russell, Medical Director of Health, will provide an update on COVID-19 on Wednesday.

The update is scheduled for 9:30 am AT, and will be streamed live on this page.

New Brunswick reported three new COVID-19 cases and 26 more COVID-19 recoveries the previous day.

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On Tuesday, health officials said the active case count is 137, up from 160 on Monday.

They said that just over 75 percent of eligible New Brunswick residents are fully vaccinated.

The province’s health department said that starting Tuesday, children 12 and older can schedule appointments for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.

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Health Canada recently approved the Moderna vaccine for use in children ages 12 to 17.


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