Nova Scotia reports 9 deaths in latest COVID-19 update – CBC

All deaths were previously unreported, meaning they most likely occurred within last weeks or months

Apr 20, 2023

Nova Scotia reported nine COVID-19 deaths in its weekly update on Thursday.

All of the deaths are from previous reporting periods, meaning they most likely occurred within the last weeks or months.

Since March 2020, there have been 841 deaths related to the virus.

The province also reported 181 new cases confirmed by PCR tests with a daily average of 26. This is down from the previous week when there were 241 lab-confirmed cases.

Nova Scotia Health reported 106 people in hospital with COVID-19 on Thursday. This is a decrease from the previous reporting period when there were 129 people in hospital with COVID-19.

f those 106 people:

13 were in hospital for COVID-19 (including two people in ICU).
63 were in hospital for something else but have COVID-19.
30 patients contracted COVID-19 after admission.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/nova-scotia-covid-19-update-april-20-2023-1.6816933

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