Coronavirus Canada updates: One new case in New Brunswick

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Coronavirus Canada updates: three cases reported in local schools, 1 at Fort McDonald's
Coronavirus Canada updates: three cases reported in local schools, 1 at Fort McDonald's

New Brunswick has reported one new case of COVID-19, which marks its first since July 15.

The latest case involves an individual between 50-59 years old in the Fredericton region. The patient is a close contact of a recently confirmed travel-related case, and is currently self-isolating.

Throughout the pandemic, New Brunswick has identified 169 cases after completing 48,808 tests. Only four of them remain active, since two people have died after contracting the respiratory virus, and 163 have recovered as of Sunday.

Throughout the rest of the Atlantic provinces, there remain no active cases in Newfoundland and Labrador, after all of its remaining cases were marked resolved on Friday. Nova Scotia has two active cases, but has not identified a new patient for a fourth straight day.

Prince Edward Island did not provide an update this weekend, but on Friday it announced that it had nine active cases, after its latest was identified July 14.

Alberta, British Columbia, Nunavut, Yukon and the Northwest Territories also don’t provide updated statistics on weekends.

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