New Brunswick reports 45 new cases of COVID-19, active cases hold at 793

FREDERICTON – Health officials in New Brunswick are reporting 45 new cases of COVID-19 today, for a total of 130 new infections confirmed over the weekend.

Officials said in a news release there were also 45 recoveries since Saturday, which means the number of active reported cases in the province remains at 793.

Public health says there are 62 COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized, including 17 people in intensive care.

Officials say a person younger than 19 is among those in hospital.

Online data shows 88 per cent of New Brunswickers aged 12 and over are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and over 93 per cent have had at least one dose of vaccine.

The release says school personnel and residents aged 65 and older can book an appointment to receive a booster dose if six months have passed since their second dose.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 28, 2021.

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