New Brunswick reports six new cases of COVID-19, has 19 active cases

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FREDERICTON — New Brunswick is reporting six new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the provincial total of active diagnoses to 19.

Public Health says four of the new cases are in the Moncton area, while there are one each in the Saint John region and the Fredericton area.

The cases in the Moncton region involve one person under 19 years of age, two people between 20 and 29 and one person between 30 and 39.

Officials say two of the cases are travel-related while the other two cases are still under investigation.

The case in the Saint John region is travel-related and involves a person between 50 and 59, while the Fredericton area case is also travel-related and involves an individual between 30 and 39 years-old.

The province has had a total of 364 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus while 339 people have recovered and there have been six deaths.

Two patients are currently hospitalized with one in intensive care.

Meanwhile, the province is warning of potential exposure to the virus at the GoodLife Fitness Centre located at Junction Village Gym, on Ivan Rand Drive East in Moncton on Nov. 6 and on Nov. 9.

Public Health has also identified a potential public exposure at Aldo Shoes, located at the Champlain Mall in Dieppe, N.B., on five consecutive days between Nov. 6 and Nov. 10. 

Anyone who visited those locations during the dates identified are asked to self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days. 

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov, 14, 2020.

The Canadian Press