N.S. reports 10 COVID-19 deaths, says kids under 5 eligible for 2nd dose – CBC

Average of 142 daily COVID-19 cases confirmed by PCR testing from Sept. 20 to Sept. 26

Sep 29, 2022

Nova Scotia reported 10 deaths from COVID-19 for the week ending Sept. 26, the province’s updated COVID-19 dashboard showed Thursday.

The province announced Thursday children five and under are eligible to be booked for their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine if they received their first dose in early August.

There were an average of 142 daily COVID-19 cases confirmed by PCR testing during the last reporting period, up from close to 128 last week. Twelve people died of COVID-19 in the previous reporting period. The median age of deaths for this reporting week is 83.

As of Thursday, Sept. 29, Nova Scotia Health reported 292 patients in hospitals across the province tested positive for COVID-19 — an increase of 66 from the previous week. That number includes:

50 patients in hospital being treated for COVID-19, seven in intensive care.
138 patients in hospital have COVID-19 but are being treated for something else.
104 patients in hospital contracted COVID-19 after being admitted to hospital.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/nova-scotia-covid-19-update-september-29-2022-1.6600855

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