Two additional residents of the Northwood long-term care home in Halifax Regional Municipality have died.
Of the province’s 31 total deaths, 25 of them have been at the long-term care facility, which has 305 total cases among residents (220) and staff (85).
In all of Nova Scotia, health officials have diagnosed an additional four patients with COVID-19, increasing Nova Scotia’s case count to 963. Among the province’s total cases are 609 people who have recovered from the virus, up by 17 since Friday. Nine 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 239 residents and 109 staff members.
To date, Nova Scotia health officials have also performed 29,406 negative tests for COVID-19.