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  • New Brunswick Covid-19 Cases - 192 cases; 2 deaths

    Source: https://globalnews.ca/news/6662619/p...new-brunswick/

    ...The case relates to a woman between the age of 50 and 60, Russell said, adding that she travelled from France.

    “We only received the results late (Wednesday) afternoon,” Russell said. “She phoned ahead to 811 or to the health department, so she wasn’t in an emergency room, and she was taken in for assessment and put in an isolation room.”

    Russell said the woman has been treated, tested, and is in self-isolation at her home in southeastern New Brunswick.

    Health officials are not specifying the exact city for privacy reasons. Russell says her conditions are mild...

  • #2
    Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-b...d-19-1.5497971

    2nd presumptive case of COVID-19 in N.B.
    The first case of COVID-19 in the province was announced on Wednesday
    Gail Harding CBC News Posted: Mar 14, 2020 9:42 AM AT | Last Updated: an hour ago

    There is a second presumptive case of COVID-19 in the province.

    New Brunswick's chief medical officer of health, Dr. Jennifer Russell made the announcement during a Saturday morning update on COVID-19.

    She said this case involves a man between the ages of 50 and 60 who was a close contact with the person involved in the first case.

    He is from the south-east part of the province...

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    • #3
      Source: https://globalnews.ca/news/6679751/nb-update-covid-19/

      4 more presumptive cases of coronavirus identified in New Brunswick
      By Aya Al-Hakim Global News
      Posted March 15, 2020 12:16 pm
      Updated March 15, 2020 2:55 pm

      ...Dr. Jennifer Russell says all of the presumptive cases were in close contact with the province’s first case, a woman between the ages of 50 and 60 who recently returned from France. ..

      ...the four new presumptive cases include two men between the ages of 20 and 30, a woman between the ages of 50 and 60, and a man between the ages of 50 and 60.

      There are now five presumptive cases in New Brunswick and one confirmed...

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      • #4
        Source: https://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/d...ronavirus.html

        Cases and testing

        Last updated: March 15, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.




        There are currently 244 confirmed cases 5 probable cases and 1 death in Canada. For more information visit the Public Health Agency of Canada. The cases in Canada are travel-related and are being isolated to prevent further transmission.
        There are currently 1 confirmed* 5 probable case** and 0 deaths in New Brunswick.



        New Brunswick Testing and Cases




        Confirmed Cases*




        1






        Probable Cases**




        5






        Negative Cases***




        40













        *Confirmed cases are those confirmed positive by the National Microbiology Lab (NML) in Winnipeg.
        **Probable cases are those found to have a presumptive positive by the George Dumont Lab but have not yet received a confirmed positive by the NML.
        ***Negative cases are those found to have a negative confirmation by the NML lab in Winnipeg.
        Screening testing is done by the Dr. Georges L. Dumont Hospital
        Confirmatory testing is done by the National Microbiology Laboratory.



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        • #5
          Source: https://www.country94.ca/2020/03/17/...umptive-cases/

          NB Has Eight COVID-19 Confirmed Or Presumptive Cases
          Saint John, NB, Canada / Country 94
          Allan Dearing
          March 17, 2020 05:00 pm
          NB Has Eight COVID-19 Confirmed Or Presumptive Cases

          New Brunswick has another presumptive case of the coronavirus which brings the provincial total to eight.

          Chief medical health officer Dr. Jennifer Russell says two of those cases have now been confirmed.

          “The new case is a male under the age of ten residing in Zone 3 (central part of New Brunswick). The individual is a close contact of a confirmed travel case.”

          Dr. Russell says it’s expected to see new cases around clusters of close contacts in travel-related cases...

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          • #6
            Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-b...wick-1.5501308

            N.B. COVID-19 roundup: 3 new cases bring total to 11
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            Pharmacists ordered to provide patients with medication for no more than 30 days at a time
            Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon, Elizabeth Fraser, Sarah Morin CBC News Posted: Mar 18, 2020 12:29 PM AT | Last Updated: an hour ago

            Three new presumptive cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed in the past 24 hours, bringing the province's total to 11 confirmed or presumptive cases, the chief medical officer of health Dr. Jennifer Russell announced on Wednesday.

            She said some New Brunswickers are not following the government's advice to stay home to help prevent the spread of the "serious health threat" and she expects there will be "many" in the next few days.

            Premier Blaine Higgs said mandatory measures could soon follow.

            "We aren't there yet but as a province and as a country we will do what is necessary to keep residents safe," he told reporters during the daily update in Fredericton...

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            • #7
              Source: https://bc.ctvnews.ca/this-is-not-op...-b-c-1.4859846

              N.B. COVID-19 roundup: Province declares state of emergency
              Confirmed cases jump to 7, with 4 probable
              Elizabeth Fraser, Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon CBC News Posted: Mar 19, 2020 1:07 PM AT | Last Updated: 4 minutes ago

              New Brunswick has declared a state of emergency in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, giving the government broad powers to enforce business closures and social distancing to prevent the spread of the virus, Premier Blaine Higgs announced Thursday.

              It comes as the number of confirmed cases has jumped to seven, and the number of probable cases stands at four. No one has been hospitalized...

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              • #8
                Source: https://globalnews.ca/news/6712393/p...new-brunswick/

                ...On Saturday, the province’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Jennifer Russell said the new cases include two women and two men – all between the ages of 40 and 70 – who recently travelled on a cruise ship.

                The other two cases are a woman between 20 and 30, who had contact with a previous travel-related case, and a woman between 50 and 60, who had direct contact with a previous case...
                There are now nine confirmed cases of COVID-19 and eight presumptive cases in New Brunswick for a total of 17 COVID-19 cases...
                ...

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                • #9
                  Source: https://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/new-brun...d-19-1.4866127

                  New Brunswick reports one new case of COVID-19
                  Ryan Van Horne
                  Digital Co-ordinator
                  Published Tuesday, March 24, 2020 2:52PM ADT Last Updated Tuesday, March 24, 2020 4:31PM ADT

                  HALIFAX -- New Brunswick has one new confirmed case of COVID-19.

                  Dr. Jennifer Russell, New Brunswick's chief medical officer of health, announced the new case Tuesday afternoon during a news conference in Fredericton.

                  Russell said the woman is between the ages of 20 and 30. She lives in Zone 1, in southeastern New Brunswick, and was recently travelling...

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                  • #10
                    Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-b...eers-1.5509053

                    N.B. COVID-19 roundup: 8 new cases push province's total to 26
                    Testing is 'adequate, efficient and increasing,' says chief medical officer Dr. Jennifer Russell
                    Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon, Elizabeth Fraser CBC News Posted: Mar 25, 2020 8:27 AM AT | Last Updated: 5 hours ago

                    New Brunswick has eight new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the province's total to 26, the chief medical officer of health announced on Wednesday.

                    Dr. Jennifer Russell said the province could be dealing with the effects of the viral infection for another 18 to 24 months before a vaccine or other treatments are available....

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                    • #11
                      Source: https://globalnews.ca/news/6736315/n...date-march-26/

                      New Brunswick confirms 7 additional COVID-19 cases, announces relief programs
                      By Alexander Quon Global News
                      Posted March 26, 2020 1:06 pm
                      Updated March 26, 2020 3:05 pm

                      New Brunswick has seven more cases of COVID-19, the province’s chief medical officer of health announced on Thursday.

                      Dr. Jennifer Russell said the additional cases — all of which are travel-related — bring the total number to 33 cases in New Brunswick...

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                      • #12
                        Source: https://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/12-new-c...sion-1.4871306

                        12 new cases of COVID-19 in N.B.; 1 'investigated as possible case of community transmission'
                        Ryan Van Horne
                        Digital Co-ordinator
                        Laura Brown
                        Reporter
                        Published Friday, March 27, 2020 2:52PM ADT Last Updated Friday, March 27, 2020 3:16PM ADT

                        HALIFAX -- There are 12 new cases of COVID-19 in New Brunswick and all but one are linked to travel, said Dr. Jennifer Russell, the province's chief medical officer of health.

                        Russell said one is "being investigated as a possible case of community transmission" and brings the total in the province to 45.

                        "This is entirely expected," Russell said of the sharp rise in cases after so many people have returned from travelling abroad...

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                        • #13
                          Source: https://globalnews.ca/news/6746154/n...ovid-19-cases/

                          New Brunswick announces 6 additional COVID-19 cases
                          By Alexander Quon Global News
                          Posted March 28, 2020 1:43 pm
                          Updated March 28, 2020 1:59 pm

                          New Brunswick has detected six new cases of COVID-19 in the province, bringing the total number of cases to 51 as of Saturday.

                          There was no in-person update on Saturday, but according to a press release from the province’s department of public health, the cases include:

                          An individual aged 50-59 in the southeast of the province
                          An individual aged 70-79 in the southeast of the province
                          Two individuals aged 20-29 in the south of the province
                          An individual aged 50-59 in the south of the province
                          An individual aged 70-79 in the south of the province...

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                          • #14
                            Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-b...wick-1.5514209


                            N.B. COVID-19 roundup: 15 new cases of COVID-19 in N.B., total rises to 66
                            Province continues to look for evidence of community transmission
                            Hadeel Ibrahim CBC News Posted: Mar 29, 2020 3:48 PM AT | Last Updated: 24 minutes ago

                            New Brunswick sees the largest increase to date in COVID-19 cases Sunday.

                            The province announced 15 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 66.

                            In a news release Sunday, the province said two people have recovered from the illness, and they are conducting "further analysis" to find more details about the new cases "including whether community transmission has occurred."...

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                            • #15
                              Source: https://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/two-new-...tive-1.4874363

                              Two new cases in N.B.; province says drug store employee tested positive
                              Ryan Van Horne
                              Digital Co-ordinator
                              Laura Brown
                              Reporter
                              Published Monday, March 30, 2020 2:55PM ADT Last Updated Monday, March 30, 2020 6:38PM ADT

                              HALIFAX -- There are two new cases of COVID-19 in New Brunswick and one of the province's confirmed cases is a Shoppers Drug Mart employee.

                              Dr. Jennifer Russell, the province's chief medical officer of health, says the pharmacies where the employee worked were closed and disinfected.

                              "The pharmacy contacted public health officials and were given recommendations regarding environmental cleaning," Russll said. "They have followed protocols and reopened."...

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