N.B. COVID-19 roundup: No new cases reported for first time in 2 months

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: No new cases reported for first time in 2 months

For the first time in more than two months, no new cases of COVID-19 were reported in New Brunswick on Tuesday. Public Health did not hold a live update on Tuesday, but in a news release it confirmed no new cases were reported and active case numbers have dropped to 75. The last time there were no new cases reported was Dec. 20. Cases began spiking sharply about two weeks after the holiday season, with a reversion to red recovery levels for several zones and a full lockdown for the Edmundston region. All seven of the province's zones are now in the less restrictive orange phase of recovery, with no active cases at all in two of those zones: the Fredericton region and the Campbellton region. • How effective are vaccines against variants? Your COVID-19 questions answered However, the chief medical officer of health urged caution in announcing the zero case count. "While we have had great success in slowing the spread of the virus in New Brunswick, we must remain vigilant," Dr. Jennifer Russell said, adding that residents should …
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