For the second straight day, health officials have identified a new case of COVID-19 in New Brunswick.
Before the recent stretch, no new cases were identified since July 9.
The latest patient is a temporary foreign worker between 20-29 years old in the Moncton region, who has been self-isolating, according to a press release by health officials.
Throughout the pandemic, 168 cases have been identified in New Brunswick. One-hundred and sixty-three of the patients have recovered and two have died, while three cases remain active.
As of Wednesday, 47,271 tests have been completed, with health officials administered 344 tests in the province’s latest 24-hour stretch.