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New Brunswick reports 27 new cases of COVID-19, has 267 active cases

New Brunswick reports 27 new cases of COVID-19, has 267 active cases
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Public health says there are seven new cases in both the Moncton and Edmundston regions, four in both the Saint John and Fredericton areas, three in the Campbellton region and two in the Bathurst area.

All of the most recently identified patients are self-isolating while public health officials investigate the source of their infections, while three patients are currently in hospital.

New Brunswick has had a total of 911 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 631 recoveries and 12 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health, says the province is at a critical point in the outbreak of the virus.

“We need the co-operation of all New Brunswickers to help us reduce the spread of the virus,“ Russell said in a news release. ”We need to come together now, to get through this together.”

Meanwhile, health officials advised that a positive case had been identified involving a traveller who may have been infectious on an Air Canada flight on Dec. 31. They said Flight 8910 departed Toronto for Moncton, N.B., at 11:23 a.m.
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