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Another day of a double digit increase in confirmed COVID numbers across the province. Public Health says there were 21-new cases confirmed in the past 24-hours including two here in the Saint John region. The hotbeds are the Edmundston region with 11-of the new cases and Moncton with six cases. As usual – all cases are self-isolating and under investigation.

There are now 317-active cases in the province with 56-of those cases here in the Saint John region. Two people are in hospital – one of them in intensive care. The pandemic has claimed 13-lives in the province since it was declared last March.