Coronavirus Canada updates: Seven new cases in Nova Scotia

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Coronavirus Canada Update: 85 new cases of COVID-19, 3 new deaths reported in Alberta
Coronavirus Canada Update: 85 new cases of COVID-19, 3 new deaths reported in Alberta

Nova Scotia identified seven new cases in its latest 24-hour stretch, but did not report any new fatalities after watching its death toll climb for three days straight.

There are now 1,118 total cases in the province, which includes 749 people who have recovered, an increase of six since Saturday. Nine people are currently in hospital (an increase of two), including three in intensive care (an increase of one).

Three licensed long-term care homes and unlicensed seniors’ facilities in Nova Scotia have active cases of COVID-19, an increase of one. According to a press release, the Northwood facility in Halifax has 157 residents and 20 staff members who are currently infected. One other facility in the province has one COVID-19 positive staff member, while another has a case among its residents.

To date, Nova Scotia health officials have also performed 33,579 negative tests for COVID-19.

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