Circuit Breaker extends to Saint John area

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The Government of New Brunswick announced on Thursday, October 28 that most of Zone 2 will be covered by the circuit breaker and it will last at least 14 days.

(CBC News/Website)

Circuit breaker in Saint John

Although daily case counts have been decreasing, according to Dr. Jennifer Russell, the Chief Medical Officer of Health, there has been an increase in cases in the Saint John area. Therefore, the circuit breaker implemented in Zones 1, 3, and 4 will be extended to Zone 2. It will start tomorrow, Friday, October 29 at 6 p.m. and will last for at least two weeks.

The circuit breaker will cover the New River Beach and Lepreau areas toward the West of the zone, North to the communities of Clarendon and Welsford, East to the community of Head of Millstream, and all communities in Saint John and Kings counties”.

The circuit breaker rules include no gatherings at private homes with anyone who does not live in that home (indoors or outdoors) except for caregivers and no travel to or from circuit breaker regions (except for work, health services, child custody, childcare, post-secondary education or travel to events where proof of vaccination is required).

UNB and SRC updates

By the time this article is being written, UNB has not announced any changes regarding the delivery method for classes.

The SRC, on the other hand, is still hosting their Bingo night and costume contest on campus on Friday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.