N.B. COVID-19 roundup: 40 new cases, outbreaks at Moncton region nursing home and daycare – CBC

New exposure notices in the Moncton region, as well as Saint John, Zone 2, and Fredericton region, Zone 3

Aug 16, 2021

New Brunswick has 40 new cases of COVID-19, most of which are part of a growing cluster in the Moncton region, which now also has confirmed outbreaks at a nursing home and a daycare, Public Health announced Monday.

The new cases are from Saturday through Monday, and include 32 in the Moncton region, Zone 1, five in the Fredericton region, Zone 3 and three in the Miramichi region, Zone 7.

In the past two weeks, the number of active cases across the province has jumped from eight to 105.

Sixteen days ago, the province moved to the green phase of COVID-19 recovery and lifted all restrictions.

There are no hospitalizations because of the respiratory disease. There was one hospitalization over the weekend, but the person has been discharged, Public Health said in a news release.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/covid-19-new-brunswick-exposures-moncton-saint-john-fredericton-1.6142243

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