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23 new cases / vaccination update

Public Health reported 23 new cases of COVID-19 today. Premier Blaine Higgs participated in today’s media briefing.

24 new cases / outbreaks at two adult-residential facilities and a case at Bessborough School in Zone 1

Public Health reported 24 new cases of COVID-19 today. Health Minister Dorothy Shephard participated in the news conference.

Entire province moving to Orange level / 27 new cases of COVID-19 / self-isolation / exposure notification / relief for small businesses

Effective at midnight tonight, the entire province will move to the Orange level under its COVID-19 recovery plan. Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health, participated in today’s media briefing.

New Brunswick’s COVID-19 vaccination program

New Brunswick’s COVID-19 vaccination program is now underway at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre for Zone 1 front-line health-care workers. Dr. Renelle Gautreau, family physician at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont UHC, receives her vaccine from nurse practitioner Sylvie Morin.

Zone 2 moving to Yellow

Zone 2 (Saint John region) will move to the Yellow level effective at midnight tonight. Public Health made the recommendation because the growth in new cases has slowed significantly, compliance with Public Health directives has increased, and the testing backlog has been addressed. Health Minister Dorothy Shephard participated in the news conference.

Zones 1 and 3 transitions to Yellow level / Four new cases

Zone 1 (Moncton region) and Zone 3 (Fredericton region) will return to the Yellow level effective midnight tonight. Premier Blaine Higgs participated in today’s media briefing.

Holiday guidance / Six new cases

Public Health unveiled guidelines for individuals, retailers and event organizers for the holiday season. Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health, participated in today’s media briefing.

Zone 3 moves to Orange level / Twelve new cases

Zone 3 (Fredericton region) moves to Orange level as of midnight tonight under the province’s revised COVID-19 recovery plan. Premier Blaine Higgs participated in today’s media briefing.

Three new cases / one household bubble / exposure notifications

Public Health reported three new cases of COVID-19. Health Minister Dorothy Shephard participated in today’s media briefing.

Five new cases / update on schools and child care in Zone 2

Public Health reported five new cases of COVID-19. Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Dominic Cardy participated in today’s media briefing.

Breast density information now included in mammogram reports

A new provincewide initiative ensures that breast density results are included in mammography reports and in the letters sent to women following routine screening. From left: Health Minister Dorothy Shephard; Kathy Kaufield, a breast cancer survivor from Quispamsis who led a #TellMe #DisMoi breast density notification campaign; and Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister Tammy Scott-Wallace, who is also minister responsible ...

Three new cases / Zones 1 and 5 remain Orange / possible school exposure

Public Health reported three new cases of COVID-19, all in Zone 5 (Campbellton region). Premier Blaine Higgs participated in today’s media briefing.

Six new cases of COVID-19 / Zones 1 and 5 are Orange / Schools in Zone 5

Public Health is reporting six new cases of COVID-19 and declaring an outbreak at Manoir de la Sagesse, a special-care home in Campbellton. Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health, participated in today’s media briefing.

New Brunswickers encouraged to get their free flu shot this year

New Brunswickers are encouraged to get their free flu shot to stay healthy and reduce hospitalizations this flu season. Health Minister Dorothy Shephard recently received her flu shot from pharmacist Ryan Quinn at the Shoppers Drug Mart at King's Place Mall in Fredericton.

Two new cases / Outbreak at special-care home in Moncton

Public Health is reporting two new cases of COVID-19 in Zone 1 (Moncton region) and declaring an outbreak at a special-care home in Moncton. Premier Blaine Higgs participated in today’s media briefing.

New triggers and revised recovery alert levels unveiled

New triggers and revised public health recovery alert levels have been unveiled in preparation for a next wave of COVID-19 in the province. Premier Blaine Higgs participated in today’s media briefing.

Province takes next step in recovery; no new cases reported; Zone 5 remains orange

Premier Blaine Higgs announced that the provincial government’s COVID-19 recovery plan is moving to the next phase of the Yellow level today, for all areas of the province except for Zone 5 (Campbellton region).

Three new cases of COVID-19; Zone 5 remains orange

Public Health reported three new cases of COVID-19. Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health, participated in today’s media briefing.

Four new cases of COVID-19; Zone 5 remains orange

Public Health reported four new cases of COVID-19, all in Zone 5 (Campbellton region). Premier Blaine Higgs participated in today’s media briefing.

Nine new cases of COVID-19; Zone 5 remains orange

Public Health reported nine new cases of COVID-19, all in Zone 5 (Campbellton region). Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health, participated in today’s media briefing.