New Brunswick to Provide COVID-19 Update as Omicron Continues to Expand – New Brunswick | The Canadian News

New Brunswick will provide an update on the COVID-19 situation in the province on Friday morning as cases continue to rise.

Prime Minister Blaine Higgs, Health Minister Dorothy Shephard, Early Childhood Development and Education Minister Dominic Cardy, and Dr. Jennifer Russell, Chief Medical Officer of Health, will participate in the briefing.

The update is scheduled to begin at 11am and will be streamed live on this page.

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New Brunswick Reports New Record of COVID-19 Cases in Single Day

New Brunswick reported 572 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths involving two people in their 70s the day before.

The province said Thursday that hospitalizations are increasing. There are 40 people hospitalized, of which 16 are in intensive care units. Of those who are hospitalized, 27 are over 60 years old and 11 are on a ventilator.

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