Two new cases of COVID-19 reported in N.B.

New Brunswick

New Brunswick reported two new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday afternoon.

Dr. Jennifer Russell, the province's chief medical officer of health, made the announcement during a news conference in Fredericton and applauded New Brunswickers for helping to keep the numbers low.

"I want to thank New Brunswickers for helping to keep the numbers as low as they are," Russell said. We have to continue doing this. We have to maintain our vigilance is limiting the spread of this disease."

One of the new positive tests is a person aged 60 to 69 in Zone 3 and the other is a person aged 20 to 29 in Zone 4.

The two news cases brings New Brunswick's total to 70 overall.

Russell said six cases remain under investigation and also reported that nine people who had COVID-19 are now recovered.