Several key COVID-19 measurements down in N.B.’s latest report – CBC

4 deaths, and ICU patients increased to 5 from 3 the previous week

Aug 03, 2022

Several key measurements for COVID-19 were down in New Brunswick last week, according to the most recent weekly report released by the province.

New COVID cases, weekly deaths, active cases, and hospitalizations were all down last week compared to the previous week.

The number of people in ICU, however, increased to five from three the previous week.

Although the numbers have stabilized in terms of hospital admissions, deaths and ICU admissions, Chief Medical Officer of Health Jennifer Russell said the message remains the same — get vaccinated.

“We’ve now opened it up for the under-five age group. … So we really want all those children who are eligible to get vaccinated and certainly coming into the school season in September, it would be ideal to have that protection as soon as possible.”

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