Record number of New Brunswickers turn out to COVID-19 vaccination clinics

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FREDERICTON — New Brunswick residents continue to turn out to vaccination clinics in record numbers.

There were 14,938 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered across the province on Saturday, which is the highest ever on a Saturday since the immunization campaign began.

Currently, 29.3 per cent of New Brunswickers aged 12 and older are fully vaccinated, while 77.4 per cent of eligible residents have received their first dose.

Health officials are reporting one new case of COVID-19 in the province today.

The travel-related case involves a person in their 20s in the Edmundston region.

There are 25 active infections in the province, while four patients are hospitalized including one in intensive care.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 27, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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