A Cape Breton woman in her 80s has passed away as a result of complications related to COVID-19, increasing the province’s death toll to four.
Twenty-seven new cases of COVID-19 have also been diagnosed in the past 24 hours, bringing its total case count to 606. Among those cases are 177 people who have recovered, while 11 people are in hospital and five in intensive care.
According to a press release by Nova Scotia officials, there are 55 residents and 43 staff diagnosed with the virus among eight licensed long-term care homes in Nova Scotia with COVID-19 outbreaks.
To date, health officials have seen 19,506 negative tests to go along with their positive cases.