There are not any new instances of COVID-19 in New Brunswick, based on figures from Public Well being on Saturday.
One confirmed case stays within the province. That case is within the Moncton area and Public Well being says the person is self–isolating.
New Brunswick has recorded 194 instances of COVID-19 because the pandemic started in mid-March. Two folks have died and 191 have recovered.
On Friday, 548 exams had been performed for the virus. A complete of 68,668 exams have been performed because the pandemic began.
The province launched a brand new on-line self-assessment software earlier this week.
It permits folks to reply a sequence of questions to find out if they need to get examined for COVID-19. If the recommendation suggests it, a request might be submitted by means of the web site.
It could possibly take as much as 48 hours for the check evaluation centre to schedule an appointment.
COVID Alert app lively in New Brunswick
New Brunswick residents who check optimistic are actually in a position to obtain one-time keys from Public Well being to enter into COVID Alert, Canada’s COVID-19 publicity notification app.
The software alerts customers if they’ve been uncovered to somebody who examined optimistic for the virus.
The voluntary app makes use of Bluetooth to change random codes with different telephones when a person is close to. When somebody exams optimistic for the virus, they will notify the app, which is able to examine the codes of people that had been in shut contact for greater than quarter-hour.
Individuals who had been uncovered will obtain recommendation from Public Well being officers on what to do subsequent.
The app doesn’t monitor private data.
New Brunswick is now collaborating within the federal COVID Alert app, which notifies customers if they have been within the proximity of different customers who’ve reported testing optimistic for COVID-19. (Morgan Modjeski/CBC )
What to do in case you have a symptom
Individuals involved they may have COVID-19 signs can take a self-assessment check on the federal government web site at gnb.ca.
Public Well being says signs proven by folks with COVID-19 have included: a fever above 38 C, a brand new cough or worsening continual cough, sore throat, runny nostril, headache, new onset of fatigue, new onset of muscle ache, diarrhea, lack of sense of style or odor, and issue respiratory. In youngsters, signs have additionally included purple markings on the fingers and toes.
Individuals with a type of signs are requested to: