New Brunswick reports 15 new cases of COVID-19, one more death

New Brunswick is reporting the death of someone over 90 years of age in Zone 4 (Edmondston area) related to COVID-19. This brings the total number of COVID-19 deaths to 38. -Lear, a special care home in Grand Falls.

15 new cases

New Brunswick also reported 15 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday. A case in Zone 1 (Moncton area), which is the contact of a previously confirmed case. There are also three cases in Zone 2 (the St. John area). One case is under investigation, one case is related to travel and the other case is the contact of the already confirmed case.READ MORE: New Brunswick dies related to 37th COVIDThe province said that five other cases are in Zone 3 (Fredericton area). Three cases are already confirmed case contacts and two are travel-related. These cases are in Zone 4 (Edmondston area). The trio are contacts with a previously confirmed case and are associated with the outbreak at Pavillon Beau-Lieu. Another case is in Zone 5 (Campbelton area). Both cases are related to travel.

University of New Brunswick Update

The province said residents and employees of the Elizabeth Parra-Johnson residence will be tested again on Monday. If Monday’s test results are all negative, their separation may be lifted by the morning of 5 May. Residents and employees of Meggie House were tested on Sunday, and are awaiting public health results. The separation period for Magee House individuals who have tested negative throughout the process may expire on 8 May.

NB COVID-19 Testing Strategy

NB COVID-19 Testing Strategy
The ban on admission to Fredericton University in New Brunswick as well as St. Thomas University and NBCC Fredericton University was lifted on 2 May. The number of confirmed cases in New Brunswick is 1,954. Since Sunday, eight people have recovered for a total of 1,773 recoveries. 38 people have died, and the number of active cases is 142. Six patients have been hospitalized, including two in an intensive care unit. On Sunday, 1,339 tests were conducted, totaling 295,822.


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