New Brunswick reports 31 new COVID-19 cases, 506 active infections

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FREDERICTON — New Brunswick is reporting 31 new cases of COVID-19 today and 38 more recoveries from the disease.

Health officials say the number of active infections in the province stands at 506.

They say 16 of the new cases reported today involve people who are unvaccinated.

Officials say 24 people are in hospital with the disease, including 16 patients in intensive care.

The government says that beginning this week, people 65 and older and school personnel will be able to book appointments for mRNA COVID-19 booster vaccine doses if six months have passed since their second doses.

People who have received one or two doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine will be able to book appointments for mRNA COVID-19 booster doses if 28 days have passed since their second doses.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 1, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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