New Brunswick – Public Health reported eight new cases of COVID-19 today, Saturday, October 17.
The six cases in Zone 5 – the Campbellton region, are as follows:
- one individual under 19;
- one individual 40 to 49;
- two people 50 to 59; and
- two people 60 to 69.
The remaining two cases consist of one individual under 19 in Zone 1 – the Moncton region – and another individual between 30 and 39 in Zone 2 – the Saint John region. Both cases are related to travel outside the Atlantic bubble, and are not tied to the outbreaks in Zones 1 or 5. These individuals are self-isolating.
The number of confirmed cases in New Brunswick is 305 and 203 have recovered. There have been two deaths, and the number of active cases is 100. Three patients are hospitalized with one in an intensive care unit. As of today, 90,995 tests have been conducted.
Zones 1 and 5 are Orange
Zone 1 and Zone 5 remain at the Orange level under the province’s COVID-19 recovery plan. Orange level rules are available online.
All other zones in New Brunswick remain at the Yellow level. During this time, Public Health measures and guidelines must still be followed.
To find out the boundaries of each health zone, see the map available at: