Health officials in Nova Scotia have diagnosed 26 more people with COVID-19, increasing their case to 262.
Two of the new cases include staff at Arborstone Enhanced Care in Halifax and Harris Hall in Dartmouth, which are both owned and operated by Shannex. One additional Shannex health care worker was diagnosed at the Jubilee and Concorde Hall retirement home in Quispamsis, New Brunswick.
Two cases of COVID-19 have also been recorded among staff at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax and Aberdeen Hospital in New Glasgow.
Among the province’s total cases, six are in hospital, while 53 have recovered from the virus.
As of April 5, the province has also seen 9,510 negative test for COVID-19.