COVID-19 lightening round – Zone 2 moving back to Yellow phase, first doses of vaccine arrive next week

New Brunswick – Here is the quick, bullet point round up of the press briefing today, Thursday, Dec. 10:

  • Zone 2, the Saint John region, will shift back to the Yellow phase of recovery at midnight tonight
  • the dry run for vaccine transport and delivery went according to plan with no issues.
  • New Brunswick will receive 1,950 doses of the Pfizer vaccine some time next week, which must be stored at minus 80 degrees, and will be available from the Miramichi hospital, where a freezer that can store the vaccine has been put in place
  • there are four new cases of COVID-19 in the province today. Three in the Edmundston region, and one in the Saint John region. Three individuals are currently in intensive care.

Detailed information to follow.