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

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FREDERICTON — Health officials in New Brunswick are reporting two new cases of COVID-19 today.

One case is in the Edmundston region in the northwest of the province and involves a staff member in their 70s at the Manoir Belle Vue long-term care home.

That facility has reported more than 90 cases of COVID-19 and seven deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus.

The other new case involves a person in their 50s in the Moncton region.

There are now 64 active reported cases in the province and two people in hospital with the disease, including one in intensive care.

New Brunswick has reported a total of 1,426 COVID-19 infections and 26 deaths linked to the virus.

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

The Canadian Press