2 deaths from previous reporting periods announced in N.S. COVID-19 weekly update – CBC

Province saw average of 83 positive PCR tests per day from Dec. 13-19

Dec 22, 2022

Nova Scotia has reported no new COVID-19 deaths within the latest reporting week from Dec. 13-19 in its final update for 2022.

Updates will resume Jan. 5.

The province recorded two deaths from a previous, unspecified time period, according to information released Thursday. Those deaths are listed in a category added to Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 dashboard on Nov. 3.

The province said deaths reported in this category could be from any past reporting period, but most likely to be within the last weeks or months.

Since March 2020, Nova Scotia has recorded 675 COVID-19 deaths.

The province reported 584 new cases confirmed by PCR tests in the latest time period — a daily average of about 83. This is up from last week, when there were 515 PCR-confirmed cases.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/nova-scotia-covid-19-update-december-22-2022-1.6695303

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