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New Brunswick reports 1 new case of COVID-19 on Wednesday

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New Brunswick is reporting one new case of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday.

Health officials say the case involves a temporary foreign worker between the ages of 20 and 29 in Zone 1, or Moncton.

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The worker has been self-isolating.

“Self-isolation continues to be a very important public health measure as we move through the COVID-19 pandemic,” Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health, said in a press release.

“Following self-isolation protocols significantly reduces the risk to the public and helps prevent outbreaks.”

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Three cases are considered active.

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There are now 168 people in the province who have had a confirmed case of COVID-19.

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There are 163 people confirmed to have recovered and two people have died from the disease.

At this time, there are no hospitalizations related to the virus.

Read more: Atlantic premiers not ready to lift travel restrictions on rest of Canada

As a result of the new case, there are now two active cases of COVID-19 in New Brunswick.

The Atlantic travel bubble remains operational.

The bubble permits interprovincial travel between Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador without self-isolation.

However, restrictions will be in place. You can learn what you need to do ahead of time for each province here.

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