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The COVID virus has claimed two more New Brunswickers. Public Health confirms two residents of the Shannex complex in Millidgeville – one in their seventies and one in their eighties – have died of COVID related complications. COVID has now claimed 11-people since the pandemic was declared in March of last year.

Public Health is also reporting 17-new cases of COVID in the past 24-hours including four here in the Saint John region. The number of active cases across the province now stands at 219 including 39-active cases here in the Saint John region. All are self-isolating and no one is in hospital.