New Brunswick reports record daily high of 265 COVID-19 cases, one new death

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FREDERICTON — New Brunswick is reporting 265 new COVID-19 cases today, another daily record.

Health officials are also reporting one more death attributed to the novel coronavirus.

They say a person in their 70s died in the Saint John area.

There are 34 people in hospital with the disease, including 15 patients in intensive care.

On Thursday, officials reported 257 new cases, which was a record at the time.

They say 147 cases in the province have been identified as the Omicron variant of the virus.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 24, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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