Nova Scotia reports 1 new case of COVID-19 as active cases continue to shrink

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Nova Scotia is reporting one additional case of COVID-19 on Saturday as the province’s number of active cases continues to shrink.

The single case brings the total number of cases in the province to 1,049.

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There have been 58 deaths from the disease in Nova Scotia to date.

“As we prepare to reopen our province safely, I want to continue to thank Nova Scotians for their patience and vigilance. I know this has been difficult,” said Premier Stephen McNeil, in a press release.

“For those who have reopened, I want to acknowledge your strong efforts to do so safely. Public safety will remain the focus of our actions going forward.”

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The recovery of additional people in the same period means the total number of active cases in Nova Scotia has shrunk to 22.

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In total, 969 people are considered to be recovered from COVID-19.

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