New Brunswick

New Brunswick Public Health reports no new cases of COVID-19

New Brunswick Public Health announced no new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday.

There are 16 active cases in the province, with 1 person in hospital

On Tuesday, 625 COVID-19 tests were performed by public health officials across New Brunswick. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press)

New Brunswick Public Health announced no new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday.

According to a news release, there are still 16 active cases in the province. One patient is in hospital.

Since the coronavirus hit in March, there has been a total of 355 cases in New Brunswick. Since then, 333 people have recovered, while six people have died.

On Tuesday, 625 tests were done, for a total of 108,363 during the pandemic.

What to do if you have a symptom

People concerned they might have COVID-19 symptoms can take a self-assessment test online

Public Health says symptoms shown by people with COVID-19 have included:

  • A fever above 38 C.
  • A new cough or worsening chronic cough.
  • Sore throat.
  • Runny nose.
  • Headache.
  • New onset of fatigue, muscle pain, diarrhea, loss of sense of taste or smell.
  • Difficulty breathing.

In children, symptoms have also included purple markings on the fingers and toes.

People with one of those symptoms should:

  • Stay at home.
  • Call Tele-Care 811 or their doctor.
  • Describe symptoms and travel history.
  • Follow instructions.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Elizabeth Fraser

Reporter/Editor

Elizabeth Fraser is a reporter/editor with CBC New Brunswick based in Fredericton. She's originally from Manitoba. Story tip? elizabeth.fraser@cbc.ca

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