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The first doses of the Pfizer COVID vaccine have arrived in the province. The shipment of 1950-doses arrived at Miramichi Hospital earlier today. The current plan is to administer the vaccine to priority groups this weekend during an immunization clinic at the hospita.

Meantime – Public Health is reporting one new case of COVID today – a person in their forties who is self-isolating in the Edmundston region. The Edmundston region remains in the Orange Level while the rest of the province sits in Yellow.

The number of active cases around the province has dropped to 47 while three people remain in hospital with two in intensive care. Eight people have died of COVID related complications since mid-March when the pandemic was first declared.