New Brunswick Tribune

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

COVID-19 cases have increased in New Brunswick by 746 on Tuesday

746 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in New Brunswick

Key sentence:

  • In New Brunswick, 746 new COVID-19 cases were reported on Tuesday. In the province, there are now 6,112 active cases with 73 recoveries.
  • COVID-19 has forced 571 healthcare workers to isolate themselves at home, according to the province.

On Tuesday, 746 new COVID-19 cases were reported in New Brunswick. There are now 6,112 active cases in the province, with 73 recoveries.

The following are the new cases that were announced on Thursday:

In the Moncton area, there are 166. (Zone 1).

The city of Saint John has 351 residents (Zone 2).

In the Fredericton area, there are 90. (Zone 3).

44 are in the Edmundston region (Zone 4).

Six are in the Campbellton region (Zone 5).

The Bathurst region has 37. (Zone 6).

The Miramichi region has 52. (Zone 7).

According to health officials, 56 people have been admitted to hospitals due to COVID-19, with 16 of them in intensive care.

Also read: Students in NB are preparing to switch to online learning for two weeks

Among those admitted to the hospital:

There are 37 people over the age of 60.

11 people are using a ventilator.

No one below the age group of 19 is admitted to the hospital.

“Unvaccinated people continue to be disproportionately affected by the high number of people admitted to hospitals and admitted to intensive care units. 

The COVID-19 dashboard provides “information about the rates of cases and also hospitalizations regarding vaccination status, the age and origin of new cases, and additional information,” according to a public health release.

3 people have died as a result of COVID-19, according to public health officials. Zone 1 (Moncton region) has one person in their 70s, and Zone 2 has two people in their 80s (Saint John region).

746 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in New Brunswick
746 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in New Brunswick. Image from Yahoo

ABSENCES FROM HEALTHCARE

COVID-19 has forced 571 healthcare workers to isolate themselves at home, according to the province.

Horizon Health Network has 460 employees.

70 Vitalité Health Network employees and 41 Extra-Mural/Ambulance New Brunswick employees.

UPDATE ON VACCINES

As of Tuesday, 83% of eligible New Brunswickers had received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, 90.3 percent had received a booster dose, and 21.3 percent had received both.

A list of eligible candidates for a booster dose can be found on the internet.

POTENTIAL EXPOSURES TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC

On the official province’s website, you can find a complete list of potential COVID-19 exposure notifications in New Brunswick.

RESTRICTIONS AT LEVEL 2

The province’s COVID-19 Winter Plan is currently in Level 2.

Source: Global News

Get Canada and New Brunswick News’s top News, Market news, and other worldwide news only on New Brunswick Tribune.

Show More

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *