Coronavirus Canada Updates: New Brunswick is reporting one new case of COVID-19 today

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Coronavirus Canada Updates: B.C. adds 18 new COVID-19 deaths, 617 new cases
Coronavirus Canada Updates: B.C. adds 18 new COVID-19 deaths, 617 new cases

Public health officials say the case involves a person in their 40s in the Saint John region.

The newest case is travel-related and is currently in self-isolation.

The province’s active case count now sits at 43. Nearly 150-thousand tests have been conducted since the pandemic began.

– The Public Health Agency of Canada says there is still no evidence that new variants of COVID-19 identified in the United Kingdom and South Africa are in Canada.

However, Dr. Theresa Tam said in the statement released Thursday afternoon that the government continues to analyze genomic databases and is “actively monitoring” the new variants.

“We continue to advise against non-essential travel to other countries and are advising extra caution if you must travel to the United Kingdom or South Africa,” Tam said.

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