No new COVID-19 cases, province launches online dashboard Monday


Public Health is reporting no new cases of COVID-19 in New Brunswick for a sixth day in a row.

Government says in a release there are 165 confirmed cases of the virus in the province, including 158 recoveries and two deaths as of Monday.

34 of the recoveries are linked to the outbreak in Zone 5 (Camobellton Region).

A release states five active cases remain, of which two people are being hospitalized, with one receiving treatment in ICU.

To date, the province has conducted 42,925 COVID-19 tests.

Also Monday, New Brunswick launched a COVID-19 dashboard to provide quick access to more information about the state of the pandemic in the province.

Public Safety Minister Carl Urquhart states in the release, "having more information online will allow New Brunswickers to understand the current situation and make informed decisions in order to help keep themselves, their families and their community's safe."

The website will be updated with the latest data on infections, active cases and hospitalizations on a daily basis.

It will also provide data for health zones, health-care facilities and points of entry for the province.