New Brunswick Public Health reported 51 new cases of COVID-19 and one death related to the virus on Sunday.

An 80-year-old in the Moncton area has died, bringing the total number of COVID-19-related deaths in the province to 108.

There are 14 new cases in the Moncton area, 16 in the Saint John area and seven in the Fredericton area.

Elsewhere in the province, there are four new cases in the Edmundston area, eight in the Campbellton area, one in the Bathurst area and one in the Miramichi area.

There are 41 patients hospitalized with the virus and 11 people are in an intensive care unit.

There are 627 active cases after 112 recoveries.

83.7 percent of eligible New Brunswickers are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and 92.1 percent have received their first dose of a vaccine.

Test Kit Quick Pick Up Program

Starting Monday, October 25, mobile rapid test kit collection sites will open across the province.

Twenty additional mobile sites have been identified across the province by Horizon Health Network. Each mobile site will be open one day a week from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., or while stocks last.

The tests are designed for people two years of age and older. Most kits have five tests to use over a 10 day period. People 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult to purchase a kit.

A list of new mobile sites can be found here.

The mobile sites are added to the four hub sites which will now be open from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., Monday to Friday.

  • Moncton: 380 MacNaughton Avenue (the former Distribution Brunet Inc. building, across from Canada Bread and before Maritime Hydraulics);
  • Saint John: Diamond Jubilee Cruise Terminal, 333 Water Street.
  • Fredericton: Fairgrounds, 361 Smythe Street.
  • Miramichi: 365 Wellington Street (former Kerr’s Construction site in Chatham)

Vitalité Health Network also has 16 branches, most of which are open weekdays from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. List of these branches can be found here.



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