Edmundston and Region Remain with the Most Cases of COVID-19 in New Brunswick


Manoir Belle Vue, an Edmundston-based home, has reported 92 cases, according to Public Health. The cases involve 51 residents and 41 staff. The care home has also reported the sixth death since the beginning of the pandemic.

In a Facebook post on its page, the Edmundston-based care home announced the death and also reported two new cases involving residents. Beforehand, a New Brunswick health organization inspected the home care and found a gap in handling the pandemic.

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The province has not yet issued a fine to the home care or give any conditions. New Brunswick continues to detect new cases of COVID-19 after 14 days of incubation for the virus. There are 87 active cases; there are also two patients in the hospital, and one is under intensive care.

Other home care facilities in Edmundston have also reported new cases of COVID-19. The area has returned to the orange phase, and restriction resumed on Thursday midnight. On Sunday, the province announced four new cases and three recoveries.

Edmundston and Grand Falls region remain the areas in New Brunswick with the most case. The two regions have 73 cases, Moncton has 8 cases, and Saint John has three cases. Fredericton and Bathurst and Miramichi one case each. Campbelton is the only region without active case reporting.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, New Brunswick has 1,424 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Out of this, 1 311 have recovered. Public Health in the province has so far conducted 223,595 tests.