New Brunswick Tribune

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

New Brunswick has confirmed 90 new cases of COVID-19

Key takeaways:

  • New Brunswick is getting ready to provide more information on vaccines for children aged five to eleven.
  • On Sunday, the province reported 43 recoveries, bringing the total number of active cases to 640.
  • Each family with a positive case of COVID-19 must isolate for 14 days, regardless of immunisation status.

90 fresh cases of COVID-19 have been reported in New Brunswick, which is preparing to release more information about immunizations for children aged five to eleven.

On Friday, Health Canada authorized the Pfizer vaccination for children. “As soon as the child immunizations are received,” the government said, it will increase vaccination eligibility to cover that age range.

“Vaccine administration will take place at regional health authority community clinics and participating pharmacies. In a news release, the province stated, “Details will be published next week.”

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Meanwhile, the province recorded 43 recoveries on Sunday, increasing the number of active cases to 640.

There are currently 32 persons in the hospital, with 18 in the intensive care unit. No one under the age of 19 is admitted to the hospital.

Changes in isolation

Isolation restrictions in New Brunswick have changed as of this weekend.

Regardless of immunization status, each family with a positive case of COVID-19 must isolate for 14 days.

With a Day 5 PCR test, fully immunized household members can exit isolation. A PCR test on Day 10 is still required to confirm the negative result.

“Those who disobey the Public Health directive to self-isolate face fines ranging from $480 to $20,400,” according to the province.

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New cases are broken down.

The following are the 22 new cases in Zone 1 (Moncton region).

Eighteen instances are being investigated, and four are contacts of cases that have already been confirmed.

The following are the 13 new cases in Zone 2 (Saint John region).

Ten cases are being investigated, and three are contacts of cases that have already been confirmed.

The following are the 23 new cases in Zone 3 (Fredericton region).

Eighteen instances are being investigated, and five are contacts of cases that have already been confirmed.

The following are the two new cases in Zone 4 (Edmundston region).

Both of these situations are being investigated.

A 40-49-year-old man is the only new case in Zone 6 (Bathurst region). This instance is a contact of one that has already been confirmed.

The following are the 29 new cases in Zone 7 (Miramichi region).

Nine instances are contacts of previously confirmed cases, and twenty are under investigation.

Source: Global News

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