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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.

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.

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.

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.

Throne speech highlights challenges and successes of past year, with renewed focus on priorities

Today’s speech from the throne highlighted the challenges and successes experienced over the past year and focused on the government’s plan to build upon progress made in six priority areas. Lt.-Gov. Brenda Murphy read the speech from the throne on behalf of the government, opening the first session of the ...

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.

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.

New road and observation deck at Fundy Trail Parkway officially open

Visitors to New Brunswick now have easier access to scenic views of the Fundy coastline with the official opening of a new road to the Fundy Trail Parkway from Sussex and the Walton Glen Gorge Observation Deck, projects that have been underway for more than two decades. From left: Fundy ...

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).

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.

Province records first COVID-19 death; takes next step in recovery; one new case reported

New Brunswick recorded its first death related to the COVID-19 outbreak today. Premier Blaine Higgs extended his deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the individual, as well as to all of those in the Campbellton-Restigouche region, on behalf of the people of New Brunswick.

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.

National Day of Mourning

Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Trevor Holder (left) and Premier Blaine Higgs lowered the provincial flag outside the legislative assembly to half-mast today in recognition of the National Day of Mourning which commemorates workers who have been killed, injured or suffered illness due to workplace related hazards and occupational ...

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 ...

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.