Regional Covid-19 Resources and On Reserve Stats by Region Below:
Black = New Cases, Green = Recovered, Red = Deaths, Blue – Hospitalized, Purple – ISC reported total –  Updated Daily

BC
0 445 152 8,576 8,728
AB
16 1,030 184 19,887 20,171
SK
16 489 125 16,084 16,231
MB
55 901 155 24,777 25,020
ON
775 345 78 19,527 19,981
QC
43 93 24 13,350 13,491
Atlantic
0 14 9 4,488 4,512
North60
52 321 55 19,121 19,327
 

Mysterious spike in N.B. deaths in 2021 not due to COVID, health minister says – CBC

Health Department unsure what caused 636 ‘excess’ deaths over 20 weeks

May 13, 2022

A mysterious spike in “excess” deaths in New Brunswick that began last summer as the COVID-19 Delta variant began spreading in the province saw 636 more deaths than normal over a 20-week period, according to new estimates.

That is an apparent mismatch with the 79 COVID deaths New Brunswick reported during the 20 weeks.

On Wednesday, Health Minister Dorothy Shephard told the legislature she does not know why deaths jumped so high, but said she doubts it was caused by undetected COVID cases.

“We have been extremely transparent with our COVID-19 numbers and our COVID-19 deaths,” Shephard said during question period.

“I cannot explain those numbers at this actual moment, but the department has been asked to look at it, and it will do so as we progress through our evaluations,” she said.

In an ongoing study of what it calls “provisional death counts and excess mortality” related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Statistics Canada reported new figures this week.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/covid-deaths-health-minister-shephard-1.6451680

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