22 May 2020 – Province takes next step in COVID-19 recovery plan

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health, Private Sector and Businesses
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing offices, businesses, institutions, and operations; Allowing domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: New Brunswick
Lead People/Agency: Premier Blaine Higgs

Overview: On May 22, three announcements were made with regards to re-openings: 1. Two-household bubble is now extended to close friends or family. Keep gatherings as small as possible 2. Non-regulated health professionals and businesses can open (ie acupuncturists, naturopaths) 3. Personal services and business may open (ie barbers, hairstylists, spas, estheticians, etc).
Full details here: https://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.05.0296.html

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: Government of New Brunswick
Evidence/Justification: The reduction of cases in New Brunswick