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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Circuit-breaker rules are due to start as N.B. reports 65 additional COVID instances

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  • New Brunswick reported 65 new Covid-19 cases Today, their might be changes in the health orders.
  • Circuit-breaker rules were abolished today in the rest of the Moncton region and the Saint John region.

Today, 65 new instances of COVID-19 have been reported in New Brunswick, as health orders in various areas of the region are expected to change.

According to the Health Department, 19 people have been admitted to hospitals with the disease, 11 of them in intensive care.

A 14-day “circuit-breaker” lockdown is set to begin at 6 p.m. in much of the Miramichi region, which has one of the highest positive rates in the province, according to police.

Also read: In response to a COVID outbreak, the Oromocto First Nation has locked down the community

Indoor private meetings are prohibited, and travel to and from impacted regions is restricted.

In the towns of Moncton, Dieppe, and Riverview, the circuit breaker in place for the Moncton region has been extended for another seven days.

Circuit-breaker rules are due to start as N.B. reports 65 additional COVID instances.

Circuit-breaker rules were abolished today in the rest of the Moncton region and the Saint John region.

The Moncton region’s enforcement will be stepped up, according to Dr Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health. “Moncton residents are in their fifth week of circuit-breaker procedures, and I understand that they are fatigued and upset; nonetheless, the issue of household gatherings and people not isolating is our primary source of concerns in that area.”

There are 580 ongoing COVID-19 cases in New Brunswick.

Source: The Brandon Son

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