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N.B. on day two without active COVID-19 cases
On Sunday, the province reported that the number of confirmed cases in the province remains at 120; while the number of active cases remains at zero.
HALIFAX -- For a second consecutive day, New Brunswick is without any active cases of COVID-19 in the province.
On Sunday, the province reported that the number of confirmed cases in the province remains at 120, while the number of active cases remains at zero.
On Saturday, the province announced that everyone who had COVID-19 in N.B. had recovered.
As of Sunday, 20,317 tests have been conducted.
Phase 2 continues
With New Brunswick’s COVID-19 situation improving, it is currently in Phase 2 of its COVID-19 recovery plan – aimed at reopening businesses and activities while working to prevent a resurgence of transmission.
Information concerning public health recovery phases, measures and guidelines is available online.
In the meantime, to further slow the spread of the virus in the province, the province says it is important for residents to adhere to the following instructions:
- Stay within your two-household bubble.
- Maintain two metres of physical distance between yourself and others when you go out.
- When physical distancing cannot be maintained, face masks that cover your mouth and nose will be required to be worn in public.
- Frequently wash your hands thoroughly.
- Avoid touching your face.
- Cough or sneeze into your sleeve.
- Regularly clean commonly-touched surfaces in your home, such as doorknobs and countertops.
To continue to keep COVID-19 cases in the province under control, health officials have advised residents to get tested if they have symptoms.
Anyone showing two or more of the following symptoms are asked to contact 811 for further direction:
- Fever above 38°C;
- New cough or worsening chronic cough;
- Sore throat
- Runny nose
- New onset of fatigue
- New onset of muscle pain
- Loss of sense of taste or loss of sense of smell
- Purple markings on the fingers or toes in children
A self-assessment resource is available online to determine if residents should be tested for COVID-19.
The latest updates and information on confirmed COVID-19 cases and laboratory testing in New Brunswick are available online.