FREDERICTON (GNB) – Public Health reported 11 new cases of COVID-19 over a two-day reporting period.

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

  • three people 20-29;
  • an individual 30-39; and
  • two people 40-49.

Of these, five cases are under investigation and one is travel-related.

The three cases in Zone 3 (Fredericton region) are as follows:

  • two people 19 and under; and
  • an individual 40-49.

All three cases are travel related.

The one case in Zone 4 (Edmundston region) is an individual 50-59 and is travel related.

The one case in Zone 5 (Campbellton region) is an individual 20-29 and is under investigation.

The number of confirmed cases in New Brunswick is 2,394. Since Friday, July 30, there have been four new recoveries for a total of 2,303 recoveries. There have been 46 deaths and the number of active cases is 44. No one is hospitalized in New Brunswick. Since Friday, 2,107 tests were conducted for a total of 382,554.

Vaccine update

As of today, 68.1 per cent of New Brunswickers aged 12 and older are fully vaccinated and 82.3 per cent have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Access to vaccines has never been easier in the province. If you have not yet had your first or second dose, you are encouraged to go to a mobile or walk-in clinic or to book an appointment through a participating pharmacy or at a Vitalité or Horizon health network clinic.

All eligible New Brunswickers can book their second dose appointments now for a date that is at least 28 days after their first dose. 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.

If you have an appointment for a vaccine but were able to get vaccinated sooner elsewhere, please be sure to contact your pharmacy or regional health authority clinic to cancel the appointment you no longer need. This will help ensure that someone else in your community can obtain their vaccination sooner.

Potential public exposures

Anyone with symptoms of the virus, as well as anyone who has been at the site of a possible public exposures is urged to request a test online or call Tele-Care 811 to get an appointment.