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New Brunswick reports 13 more COVID-19 deaths, nearly 5,000 active cases

The province’s COVID-19 online dashboard says the deaths involve people ranging in age from 50 to over 90
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FREDERICTON — Health officials in New Brunswick are reporting 13 more COVID-19 deaths over the past week.

The province’s COVID-19 online dashboard says the deaths involve people ranging in age from 50 to over 90.

More than 630 health-care workers in the province are isolating after testing positive for the disease.

Officials are reporting nearly 3,100 new infections since last Tuesday's update.

A total of 142 people are in hospital due to the disease, including eight people in intensive care.

New Brunswick has nearly 5,000 active reported cases of COVID-19.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 29, 2022.

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This story was produced with the financial assistance of the Meta and Canadian Press News Fellowship.

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