FREDERICTON — The percentage of eligible New Brunswickers fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is now over 74 per cent.
Health officials said today about 74.1 per cent of New Brunswickers aged 12 and older are fully vaccinated and about 84 per cent have received at least one dose. One week ago, about 72 per cent of eligible residents were fully immunized and roughly 83 per cent had received at least one shot of vaccine.
Meanwhile, officials are reporting 10 new cases of COVID-19 today.
Four new cases involve people in the Moncton region, while the Saint John and Bathurst regions each have two new cases.
The Fredericton and Miramichi areas each have one new case.
New Brunswick has 164 active reported cases of COVID-19 and three people are hospitalized with the disease.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Aug. 25, 2021.
The Canadian Press