Nova Scotia reports 24 new COVID-19 cases, five new school exposures
HALIFAX — Twenty-three of the 24 new COVID-19 cases reported today in Nova Scotia are in the central health zone, which includes Halifax.
Health officials say the remaining new case is in the western zone.
They say the novel coronavirus continues to circulate in the central zone among people aged between 20 and 40 who are unvaccinated.
Officials are also reporting 32 more recoveries.
Nova Scotia has 187 active reported cases of COVID-19 and 16 people in hospital with the disease, including two in intensive care.
Officials say there have been COVID-19 exposures at five more schools in the province.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 13, 2021.
This story was produced with the financial assistance of the Facebook and Canadian Press News Fellowship.
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