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Three new cases of COVID-19; more than 1,300 tests processed in one day

Public Health reports three new cases of COVID-19. Premier Blaine Higgs expressed his gratitude to everyone who is going above and beyond and working tirelessly to contain this situation.

One new case of COVID-19; Zone 5 transitioning back to Orange level

Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health, announced today that Zone 5 (Campbellton region) is transitioning back to Orange level under the province’s COVID-19 recovery plan immediately.

Province takes next step in COVID-19 recovery; no new cases reported

The provincial government’s COVID-19 recovery plan is moving gradually to the next level, Premier Blaine Higgs announced today. The yellow level includes the reopening of more businesses and activities while working to prevent a resurgence of the virus.

No new cases of COVID-19

For the seventh consecutive day, Public Health reported no new cases of COVID-19. Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health, participated in today’s media briefing.

Province moves to Phase 2 (Orange) of recovery plan; no new cases of COVID-19

The province’s COVID-19 recovery plan has transitioned to the next phase, Premier Blaine Higgs announced today.

Two more people recover; no new COVID-19 cases

Public Health reports today that two more people have recovered from COVID-19 and that the number of active cases is two. Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health, participated in the daily media briefing.

Some COVID-19 public health restrictions being lessened; no new cases

The first phase of New Brunswick's recovery plan and the loosening of some public health restrictions were announced today by Premier Blaine Higgs, the COVID-19 all-party committee which includes Liberal leader Kevin Vickers, People’s Alliance leader Kris Austin and Green Party leader David Coon, and by Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health. From left: Austin; Vickers; Higgs and ...

Removal of the 30-day limit on prescription drugs; no new cases today

Public Health reported no new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday. Premier Blaine Higgs said the provincial government will present a recovery plan in the coming days. He also said the 30-day limit on prescription drugs will be eliminated for drugs where shortages do not exist.

No new cases of COVID-19; 98 people have recovered

Public Health reported no new cases of COVID-19 on Monday. Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health, participated in the daily media briefing.

State of emergency extended to April 30

Premier Blaine Higgs announced that the declaration of emergency under the Emergency Measures Act was formally extended on April 16.

Nursing resource strategy released

The provincial government has released a nursing resource strategy focused on recruitment, retention, promotion of the nursing profession, and enhancing nursing education and employment and work-life balance. From left: Jean Daigle, Horizon Health Network; Johanne Roy, Vitalité Health Network; Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Trevor Holder; Health Minister Hugh J. Flemming; Julie Weir, New Brunswick Nursing Home Association and ...

Second project under Healthy Seniors Pilot Project announced

The provincial and federal governments have announced another project from round one of the Healthy Seniors Pilot Project. Eligible participants will receive physiotherapy or occupational therapy at Fredericton’s York Care Centre, Woodstock’s Carleton Manor or Saint John’s Rocmaura Nursing Home. From left: Gary Beattie, board chair of York Care Centre; Fredericton MP Matt DeCourcey; Lisa Sheehy, principal researcher with the ...