Health officials in New Brunswick report 95 new COVID-19 cases

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FREDERICTON — New Brunswick is reporting 95 new cases of COVID-19 today.

The province has 743 active reported infections and 54 people in hospital with the disease, including 18 in intensive care.

There is one person under the age of 19 currently hospitalized with COVID-19.

Chief medical officer of health Dr. Jennifer Russell says that more than 8,300 COVID-19 vaccine appointments have been booked since Tuesday for children aged five to 11.

She says additional clinics will be added in the Moncton and Fredericton regions to meet demand.

Russell says more than 130 pharmacies will also take part in dispensing the pediatric COVID-19 vaccine, adding that they will begin receiving shipments between Dec. 2 and Dec. 8.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 25, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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