New Brunswick reports 60 new COVID-19 cases and one more death linked to virus

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FREDERICTON — Health officials in New Brunswick are reporting 60 new cases of COVID-19 today and one more death attributed to the novel coronavirus.

Officials say a person in their 50s from the Moncton area is the 119th person to die from the disease in the province since the start of the pandemic.

New Brunswick has 458 active reported cases of COVID-19.

Nineteen people are in hospital with the disease, including 13 in intensive care.

Of the new cases, 47 involve people who are unvaccinated, one involves someone who is partially vaccinated and 12 involve fully vaccinated residents.

Health officials say 85.3 per cent of eligible New Brunswickers are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and 92.7 per cent have received at least one dose of vaccine.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 3, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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