Nova Scotia’s reported COVID-19 deaths surpasses 700 – CBC

Province announced 7 previously unreported deaths in weekly update

Jan 12, 2023

Nova Scotia’s reported COVID-19 deaths have surpassed 700.

On Thursday, the province released data that shows there have been 701 deaths in the province since March 2020.

The province reported a total of seven deaths on Thursday, all of which are from previous reporting periods, meaning they most likely occurred within the last weeks or months. There were no new deaths for latest reporting period of Jan. 3 to Jan. 10.

The province also reported 1,038 new cases confirmed by PCR tests, a daily average of 148 cases. This is up from the last two reporting periods.

Nova Scotia Health reported 283 people in hospital with COVID-19 on Thursday. This is an increase from the previous reporting period when there were 246 people in hospital with COVID-19.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/nova-scotia-covid-19-update-january-12-2023-1.6711783

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