New Brunswick reports two new deaths related to COVID-19 and 130 new cases

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FREDERICTON — New Brunswick is reporting two more deaths linked to COVID-19 and 130 new cases of the disease.

There are 881 active reported cases in the province — more than double the highest number of active caseloads reported during the first three waves of the pandemic.

Public health says there are now 58 people in hospital because of COVID-19, including 30 people in intensive care.

Officials say 43 of those patients in hospital are unvaccinated, four are partially vaccinated and 11 are fully vaccinated.

Heightened public health restrictions begin at 6 p.m. in certain areas of the province including the Moncton and Edmundston regions.

Public health is asking everyone in New Brunswick to have Thanksgiving celebrations only with the people in their households.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 8, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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