New Brunswick authorities extends Campobello ferry service to handle COVID issues

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FREDERICTON — New Brunswick is extending ferry service to Campobello Island till Feb. 7 to handle residents’ issues in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic.

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick is extending ferry service to Campobello Island till Feb. 7 to handle residents’ issues in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Residents of the island — which is related by a bridge to the state of Maine — desire a year-round ferry service so they do not must enter the USA as a way to attain the New Brunswick mainland.   

The state of Maine has seen a dramatic spike in COVID circumstances in current weeks and had 16,291 energetic infections as of Friday.  

The seasonal ferry service, which transports individuals from Campobello Island, N.B., to close by Deer Island, N.B., had already been prolonged in September and repair was as a result of finish on Sunday.  

Transportation Minister Jill Inexperienced stated Friday the service will proceed to be provided 4 days every week, relying on the climate.  

She stated in an electronic mail that discussions have taken place with the federal authorities, however at this level, no everlasting answer is being thought of.

This report by The Canadian Press was first revealed Jan. eight, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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