NB Premier Blaine Higgs (File Image)

Premier Blaine Higgs and Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr Jennifer Russell are taking part in a COVID briefing this afternoon at 2:30.

The update comes following a border lockdown taking effect over the weekend – a confirmed case of the India variant in the province – an outbreak declared in a residence at UNB – and two Fredericton schools closed for “operational days” following confirmed COVID cases.