N.B. COVID-19 roundup: Elsipogtog introduces checkpoints to prevent spread – CBC

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New Brunswick has a new confirmed case of COVID-19, bringing the total to 18, and two patients have required hospitalization, the province’s chief medical officer announced on Tuesday.

The newest confirmed case is a woman in her 20s in southeastern New Brunswick who recently returned from international travel, said Dr. Jennifer Russell.

The two people who have required hospitalization include someone in the south, who was hospitalized briefly and has since been discharged, and someone in the central part of the province, whose condition is being evaluated, she said.

All of the cases are related to international travel or close contacts to a confirmed case that has travelled outside the province.

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