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Latest round of testing confirms 12 new cases at Manoir Belle Vue

An undated aerial photo of Manoir Belle Vue Inc., in Edmundston, N.B. Manoir Belle Vue Inc./Facebook

A long-term care home in Edmundston, N.B., says the latest round of COVID-19 testing has detected 12 new cases at the facility.

In a Facebook post made on Saturday, Manoir Belle Vue Inc., said seven residents and five employees had tested positive in their most recent tests.

Read more: New Brunswick reports 5 new COVID-19 cases, 10 recoveries Friday

The facility, which officials say is considered the centre of a COVID-19 outbreak, says that seven residents have also recovered from the virus.

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That means a total of 32 residents have recovered from the virus.

The recovery figures were included in data reported by New Brunswick health officials on Saturday.

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There have been 1,398 cases in New Brunswick, of which 1,215 are considered to have recovered.

There have been 22 COVID-19-related deaths in the province, with two being reported this week.

One of the deaths occurred at Manoir Belle Vue.

There are now seven people in the hospital, three of which are in intensive care.

The Edmundston region remains in the red phase of New Brunswick’s COVID-19 recovery plan. All other regions remain in the orange phase.

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