COVID-19: NS Reports 1 Death, 59 New Cases in Past 3 Days – Halifax | The Canadian News

Nova Scotia reported one new death on Monday and 59 cases of COVID-19 since the last update on Friday.

In a statement, the province said a man in his 70s in the East Zone died. He is the 101st person to die from COVID-19 in the province.

“I want to express my deepest condolences to the grieving family, friends and loved ones,” Prime Minister Tim Houston said in the statement.

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“COVID-19 is still in our province and continues to have devastating impacts on families. Please get vaccinated, stay home if you are sick and continue to follow public health measures. “

Of the new cases, 44 are in the Central Zone, six in the North Zone, five in the Eastern Zone and four in the Western Zone.

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During the past three days, an exposure was reported to five more schools. A complete list of schools with exhibitions can be found here.

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With 61 recoveries, there are now 166 cases of COVID-19. There are currently 10 people hospitalized.

Nova Scotia Health labs completed 2,186 tests on October 29, 1,971 tests on October 30, and 1,836 tests on October 31.

According to the provincial COVID-19 panel, 83.2 percent of Nova Scotia residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 78.5 percent are fully vaccinated.

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