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New Brunswick reports three new cases of COVID-19, brings confirmed total to 163

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick is reporting three new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the province to 163.

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick is reporting three new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the province to 163.

Public Health says all three cases are in the Campbellton region, known as Zone 5, in the north of the province.

They include a person in their 20s and two people in their 50s.

Two of the cases are health-care employees at the Campbellton Regional Hospital and the other is linked to a close contact of a case.

Officials say 131 people have recovered from their bout with the infection, including 11 related to the outbreak in Zone 5.

There have been two deaths in the province, while 30 cases remain active with four patients in hospital one in intensive care.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 16, 2020.

The Canadian Press




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