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The Nova Scotia Department of Health has announced that three residents of the Northwood continuing care home on Gottingen Street in Halifax have died from COVID-19. The brings the total number of deaths in Nova Scotia from the disease to seven.
As well, yesterday 43 more people tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to 649. Eleven people are in hospital, five of whom are in ICU; 184 people have recovered.
There are now 458 active cases in Nova Scotia:
And the fatality rate 1 has now soared to 3.7%:
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- of cases with resolution — that is, people have either recovered or died, so does not include those who are still sick ↩