February 27, 2021

NB COVID-19 Roundup: 3 new cases reported in Edmundston region

New Brunswick reports three new cases of Covit-19 in the Edmundston region on Saturday.

Public Health announced 21 additional recoveries and reduced the number of active cases to 87.

All parts of the province are in a state of orange recovery.

Three people are in the hospital, including one in intensive care.

New cases include people aged 19 and over, people under the age of 80 and people over the age of 90 or over.

Most of the active cases are concentrated in the Edmundston and Grand Falls region (Zone 4), of which 73 are active cases.

The area returned to the orange phase at midnight on Thursday after being switched to a full lockout on January 23 and a red phase on February 8th.

Cases have been confirmed, including a major explosion at Manoer Belly View inside several long-term care homes in the Edmundston area.

There are seven active cases in the Moncton region (zone 1), four active cases in the St. John region (zone 2), one in the Fredericton region (zone 3), one in the Badurst region (zone 6) and one in the Miramichi area (zone 7).

The Campbellton area (Zone 5) is the only part of the province with no active cases.

New Brunswick has confirmed a total of 1,420 cases and 1,308 recoveries. 24 people were killed.

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