All 120 COVID-19 cases in New Brunswick have now recovered

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All 120 cases of COVID-19 in New Brunswick are considered to be recovered as of Saturday.

The province’s department of health confirmed the news in a press release, saying that at this time they do not believe there is an active case of the novel coronavirus in New Brunswick.

On Friday the province conducted 319 tests, bringing the total of conducted tests in New Brunswick to 20,032.

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The province remains in the orange phase of its COVID-19 recovery plan.

Health officials are asking New Brunswickers to adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Stay within their two-household bubble
  • Maintain physical distancing of at least two metres
  • When physical distancing cannot be maintained, wear face masks in public
  • Frequently wash your hands
  • Avoid touching your face
  • Cough or sneeze into your sleeve
  • Regularly clean commonly touched surfaces in your home
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Premier Blaine Higgs and Dr. Jennifer Russell, New Brunswick’s chief medical officer of health, did not offer a televised update on Saturday.

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The next time they are scheduled to give a press conference is on Wednesday.

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