There have now been 48 deaths in Nova Scotia related to COVID-19. Authorities in the province reported one more death and one more case of COVID-19, bringing the provincial total number of cases to 1,019.
The fatality was a resident of the Northwood long-term care facility. Of the 48 deaths in the province, 42 of them have been at this Halifax-area care home. There are 156 residents and 18 staff with active cases at this time.
Ontario identifies 308 more cases
A total of 20,546 Ontario residents have been diagnoses with COVID-19, according to the latest numbers. A further 35 deaths were also reported, bringing the total number of COVID-19-related deaths in Ontario to 1,669. This puts the fatality rate of Ontario’s COVID-19 cases at 8.1 per cent.
A further 9,018 people in Ontario are currently under investigation. There were 13,970 tests yesterday, and a total of 447,964 tests conducted in the province to date.