N.S. reports 9 COVID-19 deaths, 223 daily average of cases in weekly update – CBC

41 people hospitalized over COVID-19, province reports

Jun 02, 2022

Nova Scotia is reporting nine COVID-19 deaths, 41 hospitalizations and a daily average of 223 lab-confirmed cases its weekly figures.

The figures are from a seven-day period that ended May 30.

The province said hospitalizations are nearly 11 times higher, and the risk of death is 115 times higher for people 70 and older compared to younger people.

All of the COVID-19 deaths reported this week were people at least 70 years old. Since March 2020, there have been 400 COVID-19 deaths in Nova Scotia.

The province is encouraging people to get vaccinated if they haven’t already. Those who are 70 or older are encouraged to get a second booster dose.

The province said unvaccinated people are at the highest risk of severe illness.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/nova-scotia-covid-19-update-june-2-2022-1.6474858

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