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COVID-19: N.B. reports 1 death, 54 new cases over four days

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New Brunswick reported a four-day total of 54 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday and one death as a result of the virus.

This brings the total number of COVID-19-related deaths in the province to 47.

In a release, the province reported there were 13 new cases of COVID-19 on Sept. 4, 13 new cases on Sept. 5, 15 new cases on Sept. 6, and 13 new cases on Tuesday.

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It also reported that  76.2 per cent of eligible New Brunswickers are fully vaccinated and 85.1 per cent have received their first dose of a vaccine.

There are four people hospitalized due to the virus, with three in an intensive care unit.

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There have been 54 recoveries since Sept. 3. The number of active cases is 125.

Since July 1, 458 of the province’s 519 cases – or 88 per cent – were not fully vaccinated.

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