Coronavirus Canada updates: Nova Scotia records one more case, death at Halifax LTC

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Nova Scotia health officials have recorded one new case of COVID-19 and one more fatality, increasing its totals to 1,056 and 60, respectively.

It’s the first death the province has reported since May 26. On Friday, it also reported that for the first time since March 15, it didn’t have a new daily case of COVID-19.

The latest fatality occurred at the Northwood long-term care home in Halifax Regional Municipality. The facility has recorded 53 of Nova Scotia’s 60 total deaths.

Of its 1,056 cases of COVID-19, there remains 978 people who have recovered. Of the 18 active cases, there are seven in hospital (down by one), which includes two in intensive care (also down by one).

There is currently one licensed long-term care home, Northwood in Halifax, that has an active outbreak; 10 residents and four staff members are currently infected.

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada, health officials in the province have also completed 41,391 negative test results.

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