N.S. reports 5 deaths in weekly COVID-19 update – CBC

Daily average of 249 cases for the 7-day period between Aug. 2 and Aug. 8

Aug 11, 2022

Nova Scotia is reporting five new COVID-19 deaths for the seven-day period ending Monday.

In its weekly update on Thursday, the province reported a daily average of 249 new cases for the week of Aug. 2 to Aug. 8.

According to Nova Scotia Health, there were 316 patients in hospitals across the province positive for COVID-19 — an increase of nearly 12 per cent compared to last week. That number includes:

46 patients admitted for treatment of COVID-19 symptoms (seven in ICU).
163 patients admitted for treatment of another health issue but tested positive for COVID-19.
107 patients who contracted COVID-19 after admission to hospital.
There were fewer than five children admitted to the IWK hospital due to COVID-19 symptoms as of Thursday. The IWK reported 65 staff off work and 17 isolating.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/nova-scotia-covid-19-august-11-2022-1.6548344

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