FREDERICTON (GNB) – Vaccination rates continue to climb in the province as 37.3 per cent of New Brunswickers aged 12 and older are now fully vaccinated and 78.1 per cent of those eligible have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

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.

To receive a 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.

Four new cases

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

The two cases in Zone 1 (Moncton region) are as follows:

  • an individual 20-29; and
  • an individual 50-59.

One is a contact of a previously confirmed case and the other is under investigation.

The two cases in Zone 3 (Fredericton region) are two people 30-39. Both cases are travel related.

The number of confirmed cases in New Brunswick is 2,336 Since yesterday, there have been three new recoveries for a total of 2,265 recoveries. There have been 45 deaths, and the number of active cases is 25. Five patients are hospitalized in New Brunswick. Since yesterday, 661 tests were conducted for a total of 363,778.

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.