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N.B. health officials advise of potential exposure at Moncton McDonald’s

This Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, photo shows a McDonald's sign.
This Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, photo shows a McDonald's sign. AP/Rick Bowmer

In a provincial COVID-19 update on Friday, New Brunswick health officials advised of a potential coronavirus exposure at a McDonald’s Restaurant on Morton Avenue in Moncton.

Public Health says those who visited the restaurant between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. from Sept. 28 to Oct. 5., should self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days.

If symptoms develop, New Brunswickers are advised to self-isolate and complete a self-assessment form or call 811 to get tested.

Read more: N.B. reports 13 new cases on Friday, moves Campbellton and Moncton back to orange phase

Chief of health Dr. Jennifer Russell said on Friday that 150 people are self-isolating in Moncton after 19 people tested positive for the virus earlier this week in an outbreak at the Notre-Dame Manor special-care home.

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In addition, the Moncton region, Zone 1, is being transitioned back into the orange phase of the provincial recovery plan.

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New Brunswick health officials reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, and said there are 37 active cases in the province.

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