Public Health reports two new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday.
The cases are as follows:
- a person aged 60 to 69 in zone 1 (Moncton area)
- a person aged 20 to 29 in Zone 7 (Miramichi region).
These cases are related to travel and people are in self-isolation.
As of Friday, there was only one documented case. This is a person aged between 40 and 49 in zone 2 (Saint-Jean region). The case is related to travel, and the person is in self-isolation.
There are 590 confirmed cases in New Brunswick, and 543 people have recovered.
There have been eight deaths, and 38 cases remain active. A patient is hospitalized in the intensive care unit. To date, 150,000 screening tests have been performed.
On December 26, Public Health determined that a traveler who tested positive for COVID-19 could have been contagious on December 19 and 20 while traveling on the following flights:
- Air Canada flight 8476 – Grande Prairie to Calgary, which arrived at 4:39 p.m.
- Air Canada flight 150 – Calgary to Toronto, which arrived at 11:20 p.m.
- Air Canada flight 8910 – from Toronto to Moncton, which arrived at 11:23 a.m.
All persons who were on board these flights should continue to follow the instructions given to them during the registration process for their trip as well as upon arrival in New Brunswick.