An updated list of potential COVID-19 exposures in New Brunswick
In this handout photo released by the University of Oxford blood samples from coronavirus vaccine trials are handled inside the Jenner Institute in Oxford, England Thursday June 25, 2020. (John Cairns, University of Oxford via AP)
HALIFAX -- The New Brunswick Government continues to identify potential COVID-19 exposures throughout the province.
See below for an updated list of the latest exposures in New Brunswick.
EXPOSURE RELEASED MARCH 4
Public Health has identified a positive case in a traveller who may have been infectious on Feb. 20 while on the following flight:
- Flight Air Canada 8906
- From Montreal to Moncton, departing at 7:10 p.m.
- Symptoms may develop up to, and including, March 6
Individuals who travelled on this flight should self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days after the flight. Should any COVID-19 symptoms develop, they are directed to self-isolate and take the self-assessment online or to call 811 to get tested.
Public Health also reminded residents of the Miramichi region about a series of potential exposures at various locations in the community between Feb. 14 and 28. A list of all potential public exposures is available online.
EXPOSURES RELEASED MARCH 3
Public Health has identified potential public exposures to the virus at the following locations in Zone 7. Individuals who tested positive were in these establishments but do not have the exact times they were present in these businesses. It is believed it was for a short duration on the following dates:
- Sobeys on Feb. 15, Feb. 19, Feb. 24 and Feb. 25 (273 Pleasant St., Miramichi).
- Atlantic Superstore on Feb. 15, Feb. 23 and Feb. 28 (408 King George Hwy., Miramichi).
- Shoppers Drug Mart on Feb. 15, Feb. 17 and Feb. 26 (397 King George Hwy., Miramichi).
- Dollarama on Feb. 20 (100 Douglastown Blvd., Miramichi).
- Winners on Feb. 22 and Feb. 24 (2441 King George Hwy., Miramichi).
- Giant Tiger on Feb. 24 (2441 King George Hwy., Miramichi).
- Walmart on Feb. 24 (200 Douglastown Blvd., Miramichi).
- Bulk Barn on Feb. 27 (100-99 Douglastown Blvd., Miramichi).
- NB Liquor on Feb. 27 (221 Pleasant St., Miramichi).
EXPOSURES RELEASED FEB. 26
Monitor for Symptoms
Anyone who was on the following flight should self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days, following the day of exposure. Should any COVID-19 symptoms develop, they are directed to self-isolate and take the online self-assessment COVID-19 test or call 811 to get tested.
- Air Canada flight 8902 on Feb. 14
- From Montreal to Moncton, departing at 1:32 p.m.
- Symptoms may develop up to, and including, Feb. 28
LIST OF SYMPTOMS
New Brunswick provides a list of COVID-19 symptoms on their website to self-monitor for.
Those symptoms include:
- A new cough, or worsening chronic cough
- Sore throat
- Runny nose
- A new onset of fatigue
- Loss of sense of taste
- Loss of sense of smell
- In children, purple markings on the fingers and toes