One new case of COVID-19 has been identified at the Manoir de la Vallée long-term care facility in Atholville, N.B.
It’s the latest case in the Campbellton region, and part of its largest cluster. However, there remains 164 total patients, since one of its cases was actually a false positive, health officials announced Saturday through a press release. The case was also part of the Campbellton region.
New Brunswick previously had zero active cases of COVID-19, but since May 21 they’ve discovered 44 new patients. Forty-one of them have been in the Campbellton region, and that includes two deaths (both at Manoir de la Vallée) and 14 recovered patients.
Currently, there are 27 active cases in the province, which includes two patients who are in hospital and one in an intensive care unit.
Since the start of the pandemic, health officials in New Brunswick have conducted 40,255 tests for COVID-19.