New Brunswick reports 22 COVID-19 cases and 3 additional deaths


New Brunswick is reporting 22 cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and 3 additional deaths over a 24-hour period.

The New Brunswick Public Health said of the new cases, 10 are unvaccinated, one is partially vaccinated, and 11 are fully vaccinated.

There are 39 people hospitalized due to the virus, including 20 unvaccinated, 3 partially vaccinated, and 16 fully vaccinated individuals.

There are 14 people in an intensive care unit, 11 of whom are unvaccinated, two of whom are partially vaccinated and one is fully vaccinated.

The New Brunswick Public Health also confirmed that three people have died as a result of COVID-19. This brings the total number of COVID-19-related deaths in the province to 111.

A person 40-49 in Zone 1 (Moncton region), and two people 80-89, one in Zone 4 (Edmundston region) and one in Zone 5 (Campbellton region) have died.

The circuit breaker that has been in effect in certain areas of the province since Friday, Oct. 8, has been extended for at least seven more days, until Public Health determines the situation is more stable, the Public Health said.

These areas are Zone 1 (Moncton region) as far north as and including Sainte-Anne-de-Kent and including Havelock in Zone 2; the northern portion of Zone 3 from and including Deerville and Florenceville-Bristol, but excluding Hayesville and Parker Ridge; and all of Zone 4 (Edmundston region).

As well, Zone 5 (Campbellton region) entered a 14-day circuit breaker on Friday, Oct. 22, at 6 p.m. to address the high number of COVID-19 transmissions in the region.



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