New Brunswick says it has recorded its first new COVID-19 case in three days.

The province announced on Saturday that they have detected a single additional case, bringing the total number of cases in New Brunswick to 118.

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The individual is aged 30 to 39 and lives in the Fredericton region.

Of the 118 cases, the province says 66 are travel-related, 42 are close contacts of confirmed cases, nine are the result of community transmission and one remains under investigation.

Thirteen people have been hospitalized and eight have been discharged.

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Three of the five patients remaining in hospital are in intensive care.

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The province says 87 people have recovered from COVID-19.


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New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs and Dr.