Public Health reports 63 additional cases of Covid-19, Wednesday in New Brunswick and a 48th death since the start of the pandemic in the province.
As of Wednesday, 293 cases are active in New Brunswick, the same number as during the pandemic in January. The number of people in intensive care is currently the highest since the start of the pandemic in the province.
Given the situation of the last few days according to the Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Jennifer Russell, the projections that the province could be hit by a hundred cases daily over the next few days. The situation is worrying in the regions of Moncton, the Haut-Saint-Jean Valley, Fredericton and Campbellton.
Proof of vaccination will be required to attend shows, festivals or sporting events; or to enter restaurants, bars, nightclubs, casinos, fitness centers, swimming pools and indoor gatherings or nursing homes. Citizens will be able to get a QR code on their cellphones within a month.
In recent weeks, the virus has struck people who are not or not fully vaccinated. Several subsequently infected their children, who for the moment are not eligible to receive a dose of the vaccine.
Again, government officials have asked unvaccinated people to make an appointment to get a first and even two doses.