HALIFAX -- New Brunswick reported one new case of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the number of active cases in the province to nine.

The latest case is an individual in their 40s in Zone 3 (Fredericton region). The province says the case is related to travel and the individual is self-isolating.

Before Sunday, the province last reported new cases on Friday when two cases were announced. One involved a person in their 20s in Zone 6 (Bathurst region) and the other is in their 50s in Zone 3 (Fredericton region). Both are self-isolating.

The province conducted 287 COVID-19 tests on Saturday. To date, a total of 58,857 COVID-19 tests have been conducted in New Brunswick.

The province has seen 189 confirmed cases of the virus. Of those, 178 people have recovered and two people have died.

There is currently no one hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 in New Brunswick.

The number of cases are broken down by New Brunswick’s seven health zones:

Zone 1 – Moncton region: 41 confirmed cases (5 active cases)

Zone 2 – Saint John region: 27 confirmed cases

Zone 3 – Fredericton region: 57 confirmed cases (3 active cases)

Zone 4 – Edmundston region: 7 confirmed cases

Zone 5 – Campbellton region: 53 confirmed cases

Zone 6 – Bathurst region: 2 confirmed cases (1 active case)

Zone 7 – Miramichi region: 2 confirmed cases


New Brunswick's online dashboard also includes information about vehicle traffic attempting to enter the New Brunswick border.

On Saturday 10,595 personal and 1,442 commercial vehicles attempted to cross the border into the province.

Of the vehicles attempting to cross the border, 170 were refused entry, for a refusal rate of 1.4 per cent.