COVID-19: Phase 2 on Path to Green (June 16, 2021)
Another significant step forward for New Brunswick in its coronavirus recovery plan. The Government has announced that as of 12:01am, June 17th, the Province will enter Phase 2 on its "Path to Green." Of eligible New Brunswickers, 75.4 per cent of those aged 12 and older have been vaccinated with at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 20.2 per cent of people 65 and older have received both doses. While masks remain mandated, a number of other restrictions have been loosened to varying degrees. Full details HERE.
Meantime, NB Public Health announced three new cases of COVID-19 on June 16th, including one in Zone 1 (Moncton and surrounding area). To date in New Brunswick there have been 2,305 cases, of which 58 are active cases. There have been 45 deaths and 2,201 recoveries.