Nova Scotia reports 11 deaths from COVID-19 in latest weekly update – CBC

Daily case average from Aug. 9-15 dipped slightly from previous week

Aug 18, 2022

Eleven Nova Scotians died from COVID-19 the week of Aug. 9-15, the province’s updated COVID-19 dashboard showed Thursday.

There were an average of 206 daily COVID-19 cases during that time, a decrease from 249 the previous week. Five deaths from COVID-19 were reported last week.

New hospital admissions due to COVID-19 were 40, down from 46 a week ago.

Nova Scotia Health reported Thursday that:

50 patients are in hospital being treated for COVID-19, seven of whom are in intensive care.
127 patients in hospital have COVID-19 but are being treated for something else.
94 patients in hospital contracted COVID-19 after being admitted to hospital.
Nova Scotia Health reported 240 employees off work on Thursday due to being diagnosed as positive for COVID-19, awaiting results of a COVID-19 test, or being exposed to a member of their household who tested positive for COVID-19.

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