Coronavirus: Nova Scotia announces 20 new cases, additional death at Northwood

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There has been another death connected to COVID-19 at Northwood Manor in Halifax, bringing the total number of deaths at the facility to 22 and the provincial total to 28.

“On behalf of all Nova Scotians, I extend my heartfelt condolences to the family and loved ones of this individual,” said Premier Stephen McNeil in a statement.

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“We will continue to work diligently with our partners to make sure we do everything we can to protect residents and staff at Northwood and all of our long-term care homes from this terrible disease.”

The province also announced there are now 227 residents in Nova Scotia long-term care homes who have tested positive, up nine from Tuesday.

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20 new cases, 935 total

The province announced 20 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the provincial total to 935. Of the 935 cases, 378 are active. That’s an increase of 12 active cases from Tuesday.

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All of the new cases were identified in Nova Scotia’s central health zone.

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