COVID-19: N.B. reports 5 more deaths, 82 new cases

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Another five people have died as a result of COVID-19 in New Brunswick, bringing the number of deaths in the province to 80.

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In a release, the province said one person in their 60s in the St. John area, one person in their 50s and in their 80s in the Frederickton area, one person in their 80s and their 80s in the Campbelton area. one person in The Bathurst area has died.

“It’s important to remember that the numbers we report every day are people,” said Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health in the release.

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“The Delta version has hit us harder than any other wave and I encourage everyone to take the steps available to protect themselves and those they love. Follow the rules in place where you live and get fully vaccinated as soon as possible.”

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There are now 68 people in hospital because of the virus, of whom 27 are in an intensive care unit. Of those hospitalized, 44 have not been vaccinated, four have been partially vaccinated and 20 have been fully vaccinated. Of those in the ICU, 21 have not been vaccinated, three have been partially vaccinated and three have been fully vaccinated.

The province reported 82 new cases of COVID-19 and 85 recoveries, with 1,074 active cases. Of the new cases, 44 percent are unvaccinated, six percent partially vaccinated and 50 percent fully vaccinated.

“As a higher percentage of the population is vaccinated, and as the virus spreads throughout the province, it is expected that we will see more cases among vaccinated people,” Russell said.

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“However, as a whole, there will be fewer cases of people who are less vaccinated than people who are less vaccinated, hospitalized and critically ill, than people who are critically ill. catching-19 and would be less than those without vaccination.”

According to the province, 81.6 percent of eligible New Brunswickers have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and 90.9 percent received their first dose of the vaccine.

circuit breaker in effect

Circuit-breaker restrictions are in effect for parts of the province fighting to keep their COVID-19 numbers under control.

Restrictions extend as far north as Zone 1 (Moncton area) and to the north of Sainte-Anne-de-Kent, Zone 3 (Fredericton area) in the upper St. John River valley and including Florenceville-Bristol, and all of Zone 4 (Edmondston area). .

Non-essential travel is not allowed in and out of these areas and residents should limit their contact within their domestic bubble.

“We continue to see a large number of cases in areas where we have circuit breaker restrictions in place,” Premier Blaine Higgs said in the release.

“If you are in these areas, please follow all regulations to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. The loss of five more lives due to this virus is heartbreaking.”

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All hospitals and health care facilities have returned to red level protocols to relieve stress on health care workers and the system.

Matters in schools and child care facilities

The province also said that positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in schools and child care facilities in Zone 1, Moncton area, Zone 4, Edmonston area, Zone 5, Campbelton area and Zone 6, Bathurst area.

“The concerned school or child care communities have been notified,” the release said. “If you or a family member has been in close contact with a case, you will be notified by the public health or school or facility for contact tracing. If you are not notified directly, you are not identified as a close contact.”

Schools with cases will close or move to online learning for at least a day to support contact tracing, risk assessment and operational responses.

In Zone 1, one case was confirmed at the cole Le Sommet in Moncton, while a new case or cases has also been confirmed at Beaverbrook School, cole Champlain, Birchmount School and Harrison Trimble High School. One case was also confirmed at JD Tae Kwon Do in Moncton.

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In Zone 4, one case was confirmed in the Cité des Jeans A.-M.-Sormani in Edmundston and one new case was confirmed in the cole Regional Saint-André.

One case has been confirmed at LE Risborough School in Dalhousie in Zone 5.

And in Zone 6, a new case has been confirmed at the cole Le Tremplin in Tracadie.

Since September 7, 98 schools and 47 elementary education and child care facilities have confirmed cases of COVID-19.

new cases

Of the 82 new cases of COVID-19 announced on Wednesday, 32 were in Zone 1, the Moncton region. They include:

  • six people 19 and under;
  • one person 20-29;
  • three people 30-39;
  • three people 40-49;
  • two people 60-69;
  • five people 70-79;
  • six people 80-89; And
  • Six people 90 and over.

Of these, 29 cases are under investigation and three are contacts of already confirmed cases.

There are five new cases in Zone 2, the St. John’s area, including:

  • a person 19 and under;
  • two people 20-29;
  • one person 50-59; And;
  • A person 60-69.

Four cases are under investigation and the other is a contact of an already confirmed case.

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There are 12 new cases in Zone 3, the Fredericton area, including:

  • nine people 19 and under;
  • one person 30-39;
  • one person 50-59; And
  • A person 70-79.

Ten cases are under investigation and two are contacts of already confirmed cases.

Zone 4, the Edmondston area, reported nine new cases, including:

  • five people 19 and under;
  • two people 30-39;
  • one person 50-59; And
  • A person 80-89.

Of these, five cases are under investigation and four are contacts of already confirmed cases.

There are 18 new cases in Zone 5, the Campbelton area, including:

  • six people 19 and under;
  • two people 20-29;
  • two people 40-49;
  • three people 50-59;
  • one person 60-69;
  • three people 70-79; And
  • A person 80-89.

Nine cases are under investigation and nine are contacts of already confirmed cases.

There are new cases in Zone 6, the Bathurst area, including:

  • two people 19 and under;
  • one person 20-29; And
  • One person 40-49.

Three cases are under investigation and one is a contact of an already confirmed case.

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