As of Thursday, New Brunswick is reporting 16 new cases of COVID-19, including 10 in the Greater Fredericton area. In this region, in most cases, the variant found in India is found; a variant that is more contagious and is classified as
anxiousWorld Health Organization.
Three cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in schools in the Fredericton area on Wednesday. Public health has also identified possible sources of exposure in over twenty locations in the region.
Outbreak in the hospital
Horizon Health Network announced the COVID-19 outbreak at Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital as well as Stan Cassidy’s Rehabilitation Center and Veterans Clinic.
These establishments are returning to the red alert phase, we can read in the press release sent out by the network.
This, in particular, means that visits are prohibited, with rare exceptions. Planned surgeries, outpatient treatment and some non-urgent services will be postponed.
The steps were taken after the alarming COVID-19 variant was discovered in a hospital worker on Thursday, May 13. The employee is in isolation, but there is a high risk of infection in the past few days.
Those responsible for this will contact people who have been affected by these measures or who may have come into contact with the sick person.
Fredericton School Cases
Two positive cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Wednesday at Leo Hayes High School in Fredericton. Students are homeschooled on Thursdays and Fridays so that contacts can be traced. Since school was out on Monday, students are expected to return to class on Tuesday unless they are contacted directly by Public Health.
Another case was confirmed Wednesday at Nashwaaxis High School in Fredericton. The school is closed on Thursday and more information will be sent to families later today.
Possible COVID-19 infection was also confirmed at a New Maryland Primary School in New Maryland on Wednesday. The school remained open on Thursday.
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The Public Health Service has identified a possible source of exposure at the following locations in Fredericton:
- McDonald’s Restaurant, 1177 Prospect Street, Wednesday, May 5, 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm.
- McDonald’s Restaurant is located at 125 Walmart, Passage of Two Nations, Thursday, May 6, from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm.
- Brainfix Clinic, 56 Avonley Court, Thursday 6 May;
- Adica Massage Clinic, 152 King Street, Thursday, May 6;
- Williams Chiropractic, 169 Main Street, Thursday 6 May;
- Simms Home Construction Center, 190 King Street, Thursday, May 6;
- Costco Gas Bar, 5 Wayne Squibb Blvd, Thursday 6 May;
- Massage Experts, 169 Dundonald Street, Thursday, May 6, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. and Friday, May 7, from 10:15 am to 11:30 am.
- Jacks Pizza, 379 King Street, Friday May 7th at 1:00 pm.
- Mitch Clark Skate Park, 116 Johnston Avenue, Friday, May 7, 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
- Garrison Skate Park, York Street Parking, Friday, May 7, 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm.
- James Joyce Pub, 659 Queen Street, Friday, May 7, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
- McDonald’s Restaurant, 94 Main Street, Friday, May 7, 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm. and Saturday, May 8, from 11:45 am to 1:30 pm.
- Princess Auto, 21 Trinity Avenue, Saturday, May 8, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm;
- Fredericton Public Library, 12 Carlton Street, Saturday, May 8, 10 am;
- Northside Market, 170 Main Street, Sunday, May 9, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.
- Irving Oil, 181 King Street, Sunday, May 9, 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
- Dollars, 5 Trinity Drive, Sunday, May 9, noon to 2:00 pm.
- NB Liquor, 18 Trinity Drive, Sunday 9 May, noon to 5:00 pm.
- Home Sense, 18 Trinity Drive, Sunday, May 9, noon to 5:00 pm.
- Tim Horton’s Drive to Regent Street, Monday, May 10, 1:30 pm.
- Supermarket, 471 rue Smythe, Monday 10 May 12:30 am to 1:30 pm and Thursday 11 May 10:00 am to noon;
- Shoppers Drug Mart, 1040 Prospect Street, Tuesday May 11, 9:00 am to 10:00 am.
- Scott’s Nursery, 2192 Route 102 in Lincoln, Saturday, May 8, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
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16 new cases on Thursday
One of the cases, announced Thursday, concerns a New Brunswick resident outside the province. The public health service records cases of people outside the province, counting them in the region of origin.
Here’s where the new cases are:
2 new cases in the Moncton area;
1 new case in the Saint-Jean area;
10 new cases in the Fredericton area;
1 new case in the Edmundston area;
2 new cases of the disease in the area of Bathurst and the Akadskiy Peninsula.
Ten people were hospitalized, including three in intensive care. Four of New Brunswicks hospitalized residents are in hospitals outside the province.