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As of Sunday, Nova Scotia confirmed six additional deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths in the province to 37.

The deaths occurred at the Northwood long-term care home in Halifax, according to the province.

As of May 2, there were 10 licensed long-term care homes and unlicensed seniors’ facilities in Nova Scotia with cases of COVID-19, involving 239 residents and 109 staff.

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“Six more families are mourning the loss of a loved one today and my thoughts are with them. I am so very sorry for you loss,” said Premier Stephen McNeil.

“I ask all Nova Scotians to help keep COVID-19 out of our long-term care facilities and our communities by continuing to follow the public health directives to help stop the spread of this virus.”

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Nova Scotia has also confirmed eight new cases of the virus,



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