FREDERICTON — New Brunswick has announced a new case of COVID-19, bringing the total number of active cases to six.
The province's public health agency says the new patient is an individual between 20 and 29 in the Saint John region.
The case is related to travel from outside the Atlantic bubble, and the agency says the individual is self-isolating.
The total number of confirmed cases in New Brunswick is 201, with 193 having recovered from the illness and two deaths.
The chief medical officer of health also said in a release that officials are aware of 12 confirmed cases of COVID-19 related to Woodland Pulp located in neighbouring Baileyville, Maine.
Dr. Jennifer Russell says her office is working closely with Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention and other partner agencies to track the illness, adding there are no confirmed cases of the illness crossing the border to St. Stephen, N.B.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 3, 2020.
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