Health officials in New Brunswick report seven new cases of COVID-19

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

Health officials say there are two new cases in each of the Moncton, Fredericton and Bathurst regions, and one new case in the Miramichi area.

New Brunswick has 117 active reported cases of COVID-19 and six patients hospitalized with the disease in the province, including two in intensive care.

One New Brunswicker is hospitalized out of province in intensive care.

More than 50 per cent of New Brunswickers over the age of 12 have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Chief medical officer of health Dr. Jennifer Russell says everyone must remain vigilant and follow public health guidance, including those who have been vaccinated.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 20, 2021.

The Canadian Press