COVID-19: N.B. reports 11 new cases, set to share guidelines for new school year

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New Brunswick announced Thursday that much than 11,000 New Brunswickers betwixt the ages of 12 and 19 are not yet afloat vaccinated and different astir 19,000 person yet to person their archetypal doses.

In a release, Dr. Jennifer Russell, main aesculapian serviceman of health, encouraged parents and guardians to publication a vaccination assignment for their children earlier students spell backmost to schoolhouse connected Sept. 7.

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“We are finalizing guidelines for the 2021-22 schoolhouse twelvemonth and volition stock them with students, families, teachers and unit by the extremity of adjacent week,” said Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Dominic Cardy.

“Our extremity is arsenic adjacent to a mean twelvemonth arsenic imaginable successful the look of challenges from the Delta variant, portion we support those who cannot beryllium vaccinated and those nether 12 inactive waiting for vaccines to beryllium approved,” Cardy added.

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Currently, 70.5 per cent of New Brunswickers aged 12 and older are afloat vaccinated and 83.1 per cent person received their archetypal dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

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11 caller cases

Public wellness reported 11 caller cases of COVID-19 Thursday, with the bulk of cases being successful the Moncton region.

There are 9 cases successful Zone 1 (Moncton region). Three of those are contacts of previously-confirmed cases and six cases are nether investigation.

The 2 cases successful Zone 2 (Saint John region) are travel-related.

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According to the province, determination are presently nary hospitalizations successful New Brunswick owed to COVID-19.

The fig of confirmed cases is 2,471. There person been 14 recoveries since Wednesday for a full of 2,356 recoveries.

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There person been 46 deaths and the fig of progressive cases is 68. A full of 933 tests were conducted Wednesday for a full of 390,197.

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