Health officials report another three COVID-19-related deaths in New Brunswick Monday

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FREDERICTON — Three more people have died as a result of COVID-19 in New Brunswick bringing the number of deaths in the province attributed to the novel coronavirus pandemic to 111.

The latest deaths involve a person in their 40s from the Moncton region and two people in their 80s — one in the Edmundston area and one in the Campbellton region.

Health officials reported 22 new cases of COVID-19 today and 57 recoveries, lowering the number of active cases to 589.

There are now 39 people hospitalized due to the virus, including 14 in intensive care.

A number of cases have been confirmed at daycares in the Saint John, Moncton and Edmundston regions.

Officials say 83.9 per cent of eligible New Brunswickers are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 while 92.2 per cent have received at least one dose of vaccine.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 25, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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