Three residents of the Northwood long-term care home in the Halifax Regional Municipality have passed away after contracting COVID-19, increasing the province’s death toll to seven.
Along with the news about the fatalities, health officials have identified 43 new cases of COVID-19, bringing their total to 649.
Among the province’s total cases are 67 residents and 48 staff of eight licensed long-term care homes in Nova Scotia. 184 people have recovered from the virus, while 11 people are in hospital, including five in intensive care.
To go along with their positive cases, health officials have seen 20,312 negative test results to date.