The government has also announced that businesses impacted by Code Orange for at least 1 week between October 10 and March 31 will be eligible for up to $5000 in a non-repayable grant. Further details will be released soon.
Government has also increased funding for Working Capital Program which provides funding for small businesses.
Other measures in the new restrictions include:
Non-residents will no longer be permitted to enter New Brunswick to visit family or property that they own.
Further evaluation is ongoing; additional measures may be needed.
Cases in all zones, although zones 1, 3 and 5 predominate. This, coupled with two new COVID variants and an extended vaccine timeline, require action to reduce risks to New Brunswickers, their daily lives and our economy.