HALIFAX — There are three new cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, bringing the province’s number of active cases to five.
The Department of Health says the new cases were identified Friday in the province's central zone.
The department says two of the cases are related to travel outside Canada, and the third is a close contact of the two travel-related cases.
The people affected have been self-isolated as required.
The department says none of the new cases announced today are related to the recent outbreak in New Brunswick.
To date, Nova Scotia has had 1,092 positive COVID-19 cases and 65 deaths, with one person currently hospitalized in intensive care.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 10, 2020.
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