The Department of Health and Wellness has reported another COVID-19 related death at the
Northwood long-term care home in Halifax Regional Municipality. The province also identified one new case of COVID-19.
To date, Nova Scotia has 37,078 negative test results, 1,046 positive COVID-19 test results and 58 deaths. Confirmed cases range in age from under 10 to over 90. Nine individuals are currently in hospital, four of those in ICU. Nine-hundred and fifty-nine individuals have now recovered and their cases of COVID-19 are considered resolved.
The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the northern zone, which includes Picotu County, and the Eastern zone, which includes Antigonish and Guysborough Counties and Cape Breton, remain at 44 and 51 respectively.
There are two licensed long-term care homes and unlicensed seniors’ facilities in Nova Scotia with active cases of COVID-19. Northwood in Halifax currently has 15 residents and four staff with active cases. One other facility has one resident with an active case.