New Brunswick reports no new cases of COVID-19; three active
Specimens to be tested for COVID-19 are seen at LifeLabs after being logged upon receipt at the company's lab, in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, March 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
HALIFAX -- New Brunswick is reporting no new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, as the total number of active cases in the province remains at three.
This comes a day after New Brunswick reported a new case, an individual between 20 and 29 in Zone 1 (Moncton region). The case is travel related and the individual is self-isolating.
In total, New Brunswick has completed 67,067 COVID-19 tests.
The province has seen 194 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Of those, 189 people have recovered and two people have died. There is no one hospitalized right now as a result of COVID-19 in New Brunswick.
Before Monday's latest case, the province last reported a new case on Thursday. The case involved a resident from the Edmundston region who was staying in Quebec before the onset of symptoms. Officials say the person was tested in that province and will remain there until they have recovered.
The number of cases are broken down by New Brunswick’s seven health zones:
- Zone 1 – Moncton region: 44 confirmed cases (2 active case)
- Zone 2 – Saint John region: 28 confirmed cases
- Zone 3 – Fredericton region: 57 confirmed cases
- Zone 4 – Edmundston region: 8 confirmed cases (1 active case)
- Zone 5 – Campbellton region: 53 confirmed cases
- Zone 6 – Bathurst region: 2 confirmed cases
- Zone 7 – Miramichi region: 2 confirmed cases
POTENTIAL FLIGHT EXPOSURE
New Brunswick public health is warning of potential COVID-19 exposure on an Air Canada flight that arrived in Moncton on September 3.
On Monday, N.B. public health identified a new case of COVID-19 involving an individual between the ages of 20 and 29 in Zone 1 (Moncton region). That case is international travel related and the individual is self-isolating.
On Tuesday, public health announced that on September 3, the individual travelled from Toronto to Moncton on Air Canada Flight 8910.
N.B. public health is asking any passengers on that flight to self-monitor for 14 days after the flight for symptoms. Should symptoms develop, please self-isolate and call 811.
VEHICLE TRAFFIC INFORMATION
New Brunswick's online dashboard also includes information about vehicle traffic attempting to enter the province.
On Monday, 8,310 personal and 3,945 commercial vehicles attempted to cross the border into the province.
Of the vehicles attempting to cross the border, 53 were refused entry, for a refusal rate of 0.4 per cent.