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Wednesday, January 26, 2022

N.B. reported 108 fresh cases, including at least 30 Omicron cases

N.B. indicates 108 new cases, including at least 30 Omicron cases

Key takeaways:

  • In New Brunswick, 108 new cases of COVID-19 were reported, with the Omicron variant being found in 30 of the province’s cases so far.

NB reported 108 new cases of COVID-19 and confirmed that the Omicron variant had been identified in 30 of the province’s cases so far.

On Sunday, there were also 82 recoveries reported.

There were 23 new cases in Zone 1 (Moncton), 40 new cases in Zone 2 (Saint John), 24 new cases in Zone 3 (Fredericton), eight new cases in Zone 4 (Edmundston), one new case in Zone 5 (Campbellton), one new case in Zone 6 (Bathurst), and 11 new cases in Zone 7. (Miramichi region).

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There are 43 people in the hospital, 13 of whom are in intensive care.

According to the province, 26 of those in the hospital are over 60, and seven are on a ventilator. There are no patients under the age of 19 in the hospital.

According to the report, six of the people hospitalized were admitted for other reasons but contracted COVID-19 as a result of hospital outbreaks.

The province wrote, “Most of these people are exhibiting mild to moderate symptoms.”

According to public health, 82.6 percent of eligible New Brunswickers have received their full COVID-19 vaccination, 89.4% have received their first dose, and 13.3% have received a booster dose.

The province is currently on Level 1 of the COVID-19 winter plan.

N.B. indicates 108 new cases, including at least 30 Omicron cases
N.B. indicates 108 new cases, including at least 30 Omicron cases. Image from CTV News

With the following interim measures in place:

  • People must keep their number of household contacts to a minimum of 20.
  • Businesses, retail establishments, gyms, salons, and spas must all maintain a certain level of separation at all times. Restaurant dining is still permitted, but two meters between tables must be maintained, and proof of vaccination is still required.
  • Movie theatres, professional sporting venues, casinos, and other entertainment venues will be operating at 50% capacity with a two-meter separation.

Source: CTV News

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