New Brunswick Sets New Record for COVID-19 Cases in Single Day with 99 New Infections – New Brunswick | The Canadian News

New Brunswick reported 99 new COVID-19 cases, setting a new record for single-day infections on Thursday.

The province also reported the death of two people, one aged 40 to 49 in Zone 3 (Fredericton region) and the other aged 60 to 69 in Zone 4 (Edmundston region) due to COVID-19. This brings the total number of COVID-19-related deaths in the province to 59.

Public Health said the number of active cases is now 690. Of the new cases, 72 people – or 73 percent – are not fully vaccinated.

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exist 40 people hospitalized for the virus, 16 in an intensive care unit. Currently, no one under the age of 19 is hospitalized.

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Public health also reported that 80 percent of eligible New Brunswick residents are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and 88.9 percent have received their first dose of a vaccine.

New cases

Of the 99 new cases, 36 are in Zone 1 (Moncton region), two are in Zone 2 (Saint John region), and 24 are in Zone 3 (Fredericton region).

There’s also 29 new cases in Zone 4 (Edmundston region), three in Zone 5 (Campbellton region), two in Zone 6 (Bathurst region) and three in Zone 7 (Miramichi region).

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The province said positive cases have been confirmed in schools in zones 1 (Moncton region), 2 (Saint John region), 3 (Fredericton region) and 4 (Edmundston region).

Public Health provided the following list of schools that had a confirmed case:

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  • Zone 1 (Moncton Region): A positive case was confirmed at each of the following schools: Edith Cavell School, Maplehurst Middle School, Evergreen Park School, and Lewisville School, all located in Moncton. A new positive was confirmed in each of the following schools, which were previously affected: École Sainte-Thérèse in Dieppe, and Birchmount School and École Saint-Henri in Moncton.
  • Zone 2 (Saint John Region): A positive case was confirmed at Hampton Elementary School.
  • Zone 3 (Fredericton Region): Positive cases were confirmed at Hartland Community School.
  • Zone 4 (Edmundston Region): A new positive case was confirmed at John Caldwell School in Grand Falls, which was previously affected.
  • Since September 7, 59 schools and 26 early childhood education and care centers have had confirmed cases of COVID-19.

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