Nova Scotia health officials have diagnosed two additional patients with COVID-19, increasing the province’s case count to 1,026. No new fatalities were reported, meaning that the death toll remains at 51.
Among its total cases are 090 people who have recovered from the virus, up by 37 since Wednesday. There remains nine people currently in hospital, including four in intensive care.
Three licensed long-term care homes and unlicensed seniors’ facilities in Nova Scotia have active cases of COVID-19. According to a press release, the Northwood facility in Halifax has 27 residents and 15 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 35,004 negative tests for COVID-19.