Coronavirus Canada updates: One more case, no recent victims in Nova Scotia


No new victims were identified for the second straight day in Nova Scotia, but health officials did report a new case of COVID-19, increasing its total to 1,049.

Among its total cases are 969 people who have recovered from the virus (up by eight), while there are six people in hospital (down by two), including three in intensive care (down by one).

Two licensed long-term care homes and unlicensed seniors’ facilities in Nova Scotia have active cases of COVID-19. According to a press release, the Northwood facility in Halifax has 12 residents (down by four) and four staff members who are currently infected. One other facility has one resident with an active case.

To date, Nova Scotia health officials have also performed 37,671 negative tests for COVID-19.


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