A total of 1,051 cases of COVID-19 have now been confirmed in Nova Scotia as of Monday. One long-term care facility is currently experiencing an outbreak; Northwood in Halifax has 16 active cases, including 12 residents and four staff members.
Quebec reports 85 more deaths due to COVID-19
Provincial officials said Monday that Quebec now has 4,069 deaths due to COVID-19. The province is also reporting a total of 47,984 cases, up from 573 cases in the previous report.
The latest updates come as Montreal, the epicentre of the outbreak in Quebec, permits retail store with street level entrances to reopen. Premier François Legault also announced at his daily press conference that shopping malls outside of Montreal can reopen beginning June 1.