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COVID has claimed another New Brunswicker. Public Health is reporting a person in their nineties has died as a result of complications including COVID-19. The person was a resident of a nursing home in the Edmundston region. The death toll now sits at 27 since last March when the pandemic was declared.

There are no new cases reported in the past 24 hours. Since yesterday – two more people have recovered bringing the number of active cases down to 38 including one here in the Saint John region. One person remains in hospital in intensive care.