A breakdown of COVID cases as of yesterday shows the virus has infected more New Brunswickers in their fifties than any other age group. Public Health is reporting 227 people in their fifties have been diagnosed with COVID since last March. That age group has the third highest number of people tested for COVID – 31,800.

People in their twenties have the second highest number of positive COVID cases – 225 – and they have the fourth highest testing rate with 31,200 tested to date. Those in their thirties have had the highest number of tests performed – 35,200 – and have the fifth highest rate of infection with 183 confirmed COVID cases.

In what is considered the most vulnerable age groups – 29 people in their nineties have been confirmed with COVID – 83 people in their eighties have been diagnosed – 97 in their seventies – and 191 in their sixties.