On Tuesday, another death of someone with COVID-19 brought the province’s total number of deaths to 59. The deceased was in her 80s and had underlying health conditions. She was not a resident of a long-term care facility.
There are now 1,052 cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia. Eleven residents and four employees of a long-term care home in Halifax, Northwood, have been diagnosed with COVID-19.
Ontario reports 21 more deaths
The province has seen a total of 2,123 people die due to COVID-19 since the virus came to Ontario. There are now 26,191 cases of COVID-19 that have been diagnosed in the province as of Tuesday.
Of the 21 newly-reported deaths, 12 of them are residents of long-term care facilities. There are now 1,335 long-term care facility residents who have died due to COVID-19.