One additional resident of the Northwood long-term care home in Halifax Regional Municipality has died.
Of the province’s 29 total deaths, 23 of them have been residents of the long-term care facility.
Health officials have also diagnosed 12 patients with COVID-19, increasing Nova Scotia’s case count to 959. Among the province’s total cases are 592 people who have recovered from the virus, up by 47 since Thursday. Ten people are currently in hospital, including three in intensive care.
There continues to be 10 licensed long-term care homes and unlicensed seniors’ facilities in Nova Scotia with COVID-19 cases, now involving 237 residents and 105 staff members.
To date, Nova Scotia health officials have also performed 28,883 negative tests for COVID-19.