N.S. health officials report three new COVID-19-related deaths


By The Canadian Press

Thu., March 3, 20221 min. read

HALIFAX – Another three people have died due to COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, bringing the total death count in the province since the onset of the pandemic to 208 people.

Health officials say two of the deaths involved men in their 70s in the eastern zone.

The third death involved a man in his 80s in the central zone.

There are 46 people currently in hospital for the disease, including 12 in intensive care.

Officials say 421 new infections were reported, bringing the estimated active case count in the province to 2,514.

They also reported a new outbreak at a ward at Glace Bay Hospital in Cape Breton, where fewer than five patients have tested positive so far.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 3, 2022.

This story was produced with the financial assistance of the Facebook and Canadian Press News Fellowship.


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