Three active COVID-19 cases in N.B.


There are three active cases of COVID-19 in New Brunswick.

A new case in the Saint John region was reported on Saturday.

The case is related to travel from outside the Atlantic bubble and government says the individual is self-isolating.

To date, the province has conducted nearly 80,000 tests with 201 confirmed cases and two deaths.

Also on Saturday, the province announced that it's aware of 12 confirmed cases of COVID-19 related to Woodland Pulp located in Baileyville, Maine and is working closely with the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention and other partner agencies.

Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Jennifer Russell says, "At this time, we are not aware of any confirmed cases from this site of employment that pose a risk to the residents of St. Stephen."

She says they anticipate they'll receive additional results from the testing in Maine over the coming days.