New Brunswick completes COVID-19 booster shot rollout in nursing homes – New Brunswick
Well being officers in New Brunswick say they’ve administered booster pictures of COVID-19 vaccine to all nursing house residents within the province.
Officers additionally say 82 per cent of residents in retirement houses have presently acquired a booster dose and they’re going to full that rollout by the tip of the month.
Chief medical officer Dr. Jennifer Russell says the third pictures of vaccine will scale back the chance of unfold of the illness amongst susceptible residents in care services.
The information got here as New Brunswick reported 52 new circumstances of COVID-19 and 33 recoveries.
The entire lively case depend within the province is now 523, together with 16 folks in hospital and 10 in intensive care.
The complete vaccination charge within the province is now simply over 86 per cent, and practically 93 per cent of eligible New Brunswickers have had no less than one dose.
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This report by The Canadian Press was first revealed Nov. 9, 2021.
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