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Public Health has confirmed 14 new cases in the province – 8 of them in the Edmundston region which is at the RED Level. All of these cases are contacts of previous cases.

There is one new case here in the Saint John region – a person in their thirties and it is travel related. There are four cases in the Moncton region – all travel related. And there is one new case in the Fredericton River Valley region which is also travel related.

Public Health reports seven people have recovered since yesterday. The number of active cases is 126 – including 7 in the Saint John region – with five people in hospital – two in intensive care. The COVID related death toll remains at 30.

Meantime – an individual previously identified as a confirmed COVID case in the Moncton region has been removed from the confirmed list of cases. Public Health says it has since been determined the result was a false positive. An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the false positive result.