NS reports 95 people hospitalized for COVID-19 on Sunday

Nova Scotia reports a total of 95 people admitted to hospital due to COVID-19 and are receiving specialty care in a designated COVID-19 unit on Sunday. This includes 13 people in the ICU.

The province says the age range of those hospitalized is between four and 95, while the median age is 65.

According to public health, of the 95 hospitalized, 87 were admitted during the Omicron wave.

Health officials say there are also two other groups of people in the hospital related to COVID-19, including:

  • 135 people who were identified as positive upon arrival at the hospital but admitted for another medical reason, or admitted for COVID-19 but no longer require specialized care
  • 139 people who contracted COVID-19 after being admitted to hospital

The province says the number of hospital admissions and discharges for COVID-19 is not available on Sunday.


The province reported 349 new laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday after Nova Scotia Health Authority laboratories completed 2,038 tests on Saturday.

There are 142 cases in the Central Zone, 90 cases in the East Zone, 40 cases in the North Zone, and 77 cases in the West Zone.


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