FREDERICTON (GNB) – More than 10,500 second doses of COVID-19 vaccines were administered on Monday, June 28, with the result that 31.7 per cent of New Brunswickers 12 and older are now fully vaccinated.

The number of first doses administered also continues to increase. To date, 77.6 per cent of eligible residents have received their first dose.

All eligible New Brunswickers can book their second dose appointments if at least 28 days has passed since their first dose. They are encouraged to book an appointment for their second dose through a participating pharmacy or at a Vitalité or Horizon health network clinic.

When receiving your second dose, bring a signed consent form, your Medicare card and a copy of the record of immunization provided after receiving your first dose.

Appointments for people who have not yet received their first dose continue to be available at regional health authority clinics and through participating pharmacies.

Three new cases

Public Health reported three new cases of COVID-19 today.

The two cases in Zone 1 (Moncton region) are two people 30-39. Both cases are travel related.

The one case in Zone 4 (Edmundston region) is an individual 20-29. This case is a contact of a previously confirmed case.

The number of confirmed cases in New Brunswick is 2,329. Since yesterday, four people have recovered for a total of 2,258 recoveries. There have been 45 deaths, and the number of active cases is 25. Three patients are hospitalized in New Brunswick. Yesterday, 501 tests were conducted for a total of 361,977.

Reminder of Yellow level

All zones are in the Yellow level under the province’s mandatory order. New Brunswick is in Phase 2 on the path to Green.