Nova Scotia

1 death, 1 new COVID-19 case identified in Nova Scotia

One more person has died at the Northwood long-term care facility in Halifax, bringing the total number of COVID-19-related deaths in Nova Scotia to 48. As of Monday, the province has reported 1,019 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Province's total number of COVID-19-related deaths rises to 48

The Northwood long-term care facility in Halifax (Robert Guertin/CBC)

One more person has died at the Northwood long-term care home, bringing the total number of COVID-19-related deaths in Nova Scotia to 48.

On Monday, the province announced the person died at Northwood's Halifax campus, where most of Nova Scotia's virus-related deaths have taken place.

Northwood confirmed Monday that this has brought its total to 42 deaths related to the virus.

As of Monday, Nova Scotia has reported 1,019 confirmed cases of COVID-19. One new case was identified on Sunday.

The QEII Health Sciences Centre's microbiology lab completed 291 tests on Sunday.

There are three licensed long-term care homes and unlicensed seniors facilities in Nova Scotia with active cases, according to the province.

As of Monday, the province said Northwood has 156 residents and 18 staff with active cases. 

One other facility has one staff member with an active case of COVID-19, while a third facility has one resident with an active case.

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