One new case of COVID-19 in New Brunswick today, Tuesday, August 25

New Brunswick – Public Health reported one new case of COVID-19 today, Tuesday, August 25.

The new case is an individual between 10 and 19 in Zone 1 – the Moncton region. The case is travel related and the individual is self-isolating.

“This is an expected situation,”said Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Jennifer Russell. “We expect there will continue to be travel related cases, and if things continue to go as well as they can go, then people will be self-isolating at the time of their diagnosis, thereby reducing the number of close contacts and reducing the number of risks of transmission of COVID-19 to other people.”

This brings the number of confirmed cases in New Brunswick is 190 with 178 recovered. There have been two deaths, and there are 10 active cases. As of today, 59,368 tests have been conducted.