COVID-19: Nova Scotia Reports 1 Death, 60 New Cases Since Last Update – Halifax | The Canadian News

Nova Scotia reported one new death and 60 new COVID-19 cases since the province’s last update on November 19.

In a statement Monday, the province said a man in his 90s in the West Zone died. He is the 107th person to die of COVID-19 in the province and the 13th since August 1.

“COVID-19 is still here. He is not going anywhere anytime soon, and he continues to alienate loved ones from family and friends, “Prime Minister Tim Houston said in the statement.

“My thoughts are with all those who are grieving. Let’s prevent anyone else from going through this pain by getting fully vaccinated, staying home if you’re sick, and following public health measures. “

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Of the 60 new cases, 35 are in the West Zone, 18 in the North Zone, six in the West Zone and one in the East Zone. The province said there is evidence of community spread in Halifax and northern Nova Scotia.

There are now 193 active cases of COVID-19. Sixteen people are hospitalized, seven of whom are in ICU.

Nova Scotia Health labs completed 2,577 tests on November 19, 2,268 tests on November 20, and 2,704 tests on November 21.

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There are no new cases of COVID-19 at East Cumberland Lodge, a long-term care home in Pugwash, which has been experiencing an outbreak. So far, a total of 32 residents and 10 staff members in the home have tested positive and three residents have died.

Over the past three days, eight other schools were notified of an exposure to COVID-19. A complete list of schools with exhibitions can be found here.

Updated vaccination data was not available Monday due to technical issues, but as of Friday, 84.4 percent of Nova Scotia residents had received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 80.8 percent had received. one hundred were fully vaccinated.

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