New Brunswick reports nine new cases
There are now 146 cases of COVID-19 that have been diagnosed in New Brunswick, including 121 that have recovered. There remains only one COVID-19-related death in the province.
Of the nine new cases, eight are linked to an outbreak at the long-term care facility Manoir de la Vallée in Atholville. The ninth case is related to a previously-confirmed case. Seven of the new cases are between the ages of 60 and 89, and two are above the age of 90.
Quebec sees drop in number of deaths due to COVID-19
The province reported 198 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing Quebec’s total number of cases to 53,047. There were also six reported deaths, which is the fewest number of deaths reported in a single day since April 1. There have been 4,984 deaths in total.
Due to the encouraging trend in numbers, Premier Legault says small gatherings will soon be permitted. Starting June 15, indoor gatherings of up to 10 people will be permitted in most of the province, and June 22 in Montreal. This will include the outdoor dining areas of restaurants.