One new case of COVID-19 / Zone 5 remains at Orange level / Townsview School31 October 2020
FREDERICTON (GNB) – Public Health reported one new case of COVID-19 today.
The new case is an individual 19 and under in Zone 3 (Fredericton region), related to an international travel-related case and who is self-isolating.
The number of confirmed cases in New Brunswick is 343 and 299 have recovered. There have been six deaths, and the number of active cases is 38. Five patients are hospitalized; none are in an intensive care unit. As of today, 102,163 tests have been conducted.
Zone 5 remains in Orange level
Zone 5 remains in the Orange level of recovery and residents have to limit their contact to a single household bubble plus a formal or informal caregiver, member of their immediate family (a parent, child, sibling, or grandparent). It is recommended that residents keep contacts to a minimum.
A positive COVID-19 case has been confirmed at Townsview School in Woodstock and the school community has been informed. Public Health is investigating and if you or a family member is determined to be a close contact of the case by Public Health, you will be notified by Public Health for contact tracing. Families will continue to receive updates from the school as decisions are made.