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N.B. Reported that 4 people died in new COVID-19 update due to hospitalization and increasing number of cases

New Brunswick health officials have reported four deaths associated withCOVID-19in their latest weekly epidemiological update.

One more number compared to last week's report.

The number of hospitalizations increased during the 7 days from June 26th to July 2nd. There were 22 new hospitalizations in the state, compared to the 6 reported last week.

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There are 19 active COVIDs-19 hospitalizations remaining, an increase of 4 compared to last week. One is receiving intensive treatment.

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According to a report on Tuesday, the majority of COVID-19 hospitalizations involve individuals aged 60-79 years. doing.

"Individuals who are not protected by vaccines continue to have the highest COVID-19 hospitalization and mortality rates."

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The number of new infections is also increasing. The state reported 768 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed by PCR in the week leading up to July 2, and 1,147 self-reported rapid test positives, twice the amount reported last week. ..

In New Brunswick, about 52.8% of eligible adults receive at least 3 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, with an additional 375 injections in 7 days. Approximately 88.2% have received at least two doses and 93.3% have received at least one dose.

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