FREDERICTON (GNB) – Public Health reported two new cases of COVID-19 today.

The new cases are temporary foreign workers who arrived in Moncton and began immediately self-isolating. One case is an individual between 40 and 49 and another individual between 50 and 59, both in Zone 1 (Moncton region).

Four cases reported yesterday in Zone 7 (Miramichi region) will now be counted as part of Zone 1. These particular four temporary foreign workers were isolating and tested in Zone 1.

The number of confirmed cases in New Brunswick is 176 and 168 have recovered. There have been two deaths, and there are six active cases. As of today, 53,999 tests have been conducted.