Health officials didn’t report a new fatality related to COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, after watching its death toll climb for five straight days.
The 41 deaths are part of the province’s 998 positive cases, after seven new patients were identified in the past 24 hours. There are 661 people who have recovered, an increase of nine. Five people are in hospital (down by one), while there remains two people in intensive.
There are now three licensed long-term car homes and unlicensed seniors’ facilities in Nova Scotia with active cases of COVID-19, a decrease of eight since Tuesday. According to a press release, the Northwood facility in Halifax has 160 residents and 51 staff members who are infected. Two other facilities in the province have one COVID-19 positive staff member.
To date, Nova Scotia health officials have also performed 31,541 negative tests for COVID-19.