COVID-19 round-up for Sunday, April 12 – the Happy Easter edition

New Brunswick – Two new cases of COVID-19 were announced in the province today, bringing the total to 114.

The new cases are:

  • An individual aged 60-69 in Zone 2 (Saint John region)
  • An individual aged 70-79 in Zone 2 (Saint John region)

Chief Medical Officer for the province, Dr. Jennifer Russell, urged New Brunswickers not to become complacent, despite the small number of new cases.

Up-to-date provincial information about COVID-19 is available online.

Last night in Ottawa, at an emergency sitting of the House of Commons, the government and opposition legislators passed the $73 billion wage subsidy bill.

At 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 12, there were 23,719 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Canada. Just north of 50 per cent of cases are in Quebec, with 12,292, followed by Ontario with 7,049.

For all the national information, and to watch for information on applying for the wage subsidy program, go to www.canada.ca