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Public Health officials say we remain on track to have all New Brunswickers with at least one dose of COVID vaccine by the end of June.

The latest figures from the federal government show New Brunswick is set to receive just over 167,000 doses of Pfizer and Moderna vaccines between tomorrow and the end of the month. The Pfizer vaccine represents the largest supply with 125,190 doses expected while we are scheduled to receive 41,900 doses of the Moderna vaccine.

So far – 302,262 doses have vaccines have been administered in the province including 29,688 who have received two doses of vaccines. Last week – Public Health expanded. the vaccination program to include anyone over 50 years of age. Later in the week – children between the ages of 12 and 15 with certain medical and chronic conditions joined others with chronic health conditions in becoming eligible to receive the COVID vaccine.

Those eligible to be vaccinated can book an appointment online for clinics being staged by the Horizon and Vitalite Health Networks or through participating pharmacies. Information for children between 12 and 15 and those over 16 with complex or chronic medical conditions can be found here.

As of yesterday – 1996 cases of COVID have been confirmed since the beginning of the pandemic in early 2020 with 1813 people recovering. COVID has claimed 41 New Brunswickers.