Two additional residents of Northwood long-term care home in Halifax Regional Municipality have passed away.
Of Nova Scotia’s 24 total fatalities, 18 of them were residents of the Northwood facility, where there are also 178 resident cases and 71 infected staff members. Five people have also recovered.
As of their last update, there are “10 licensed long-term care homes and unlicensed seniors’ facilities in Nova Scotia with cases of COVID-19, involving 197 residents and 95 staff.”
Eight new cases of COVID-19 were also identified in the past 24 hours, increasing Nova Scotia’s total case count to 873, which includes 439 people who have recovered from the virus. Two additional people are in hospital, and of the 13 there are three in intensive care.
To date, Nova Scotia has also performed 25,615 negative test results.