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Global News published this video item, entitled “New Brunswick officials provide update on COVID-19 response, vaccine rollout | LIVE” – below is their description.
New Brunswick Education Minister Dominic Cardy and chief medical health officer Dr. Jennifer Russell are expected to provide an update on Thursday regarding the number of COVID-19 cases in the province and the government’s ongoing response to the pandemic.
New Brunswick’s all-party COVID-19 cabinet committee met Wednesday night, where Premier Blaine Higgs expected the use of AstraZeneca to be a “major topic.” Higgs told reporters a recommendation could be coming from Public Health.
New Brunswick reported nine new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, although two of the cases involve New Brunswickers who are currently outside the province and isolating there.
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