Public Health reports 18 new cases of COVID confirmed around the province today. Three cases are here in the Saint John region and all are contacts of previously confirmed cases.

There are 12 new cases in the Edmundston region with 5 of the cases contacts of previously confirmed cases while the other 7 are under investigation.

Two cases are being reported in the Moncton region with one a contact of a previously confirmed case while the other is travel related. And there is one case in the Fredericton region today which is travel related.

Public Health says four people have recovered since yesterday and the total number of active cases is 141 including 21 here in the Saint John region. Five people are in hospital with 2 in intensive care. The COVID death count remains at 36.