Ten new COVID-19 cases reported in N.B. Monday
Public Health reported ten new cases of COVID-19 in New Brunswick on Monday.
Officials say seven of the cases are in Zone 1 (Moncton Region) and three of the cases are in Zone 4 (Edmundston Region).
All the new cases in Zone 1 are under investigation, while all the new cases in Zone 4 are close contacts of a previously known case.
The New Brunswick COVID-19 Dashboard says there are 168 active cases in the province, which break down as follows:
- Zone 1 (Moncton Region): 18
- Zone 2 (Saint John Region): 11
- Zone 3 (Fredericton Region): 2
- Zone 4 (Edmundston Region): 135
- Zone 5 (Campbellton Region): 0
- Zone 6 (Bathurst Region): 1
- Zone 7 (Miramichi Region): 1
There are 14 people receiving treatment for COVID-19 in hospital, including eight people in ICU.
Government says vaccination clinics are being held this week in pharmacies and by the regional health authorities for New Brunswickers aged at least 75-years old and members of other eligible groups.
In addition, the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine clinics organized by Vitalité Health Network in Edmundston on Tuesday and Wednesday are open for registration.
Public Health says individuals aged 55-years and older can book appointments online or by calling 1-833-437-1424.
New Brunswick Health Zones 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 and 7, along with the Saint-Quentin and Kedgwick regions in Zone 4 remain in the Yellow Level of the COVID-19 recovery plan, while the remainder of Zone 4 is in the Red Level.