OHS Canada Magazine

New Brunswick reports highest daily number of COVID-19 cases since mid-November

Avatar photo

January 4, 2021
By The Canadian Press

Health & Safety COVID-19 New Brunswick

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick is reporting 17 new COVID-19 infections — the highest number of daily reported cases in the province since Nov. 21.

Health officials said today 12 of the new cases were in the Moncton area, three were in the Fredericton region and two were in the Campbellton area. They say half the new cases involve people under 30 years old.

Authorities reported 17 COVID-19 infections over the weekend; the province has identified 36 cases so far in 2021.

New Brunswick has 55 active reported cases of COVID-19 and one person is in hospital with the disease, in intensive care.

The province has reported nine deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus.



Stories continue below