COVID-19 outbreak at Nova Scotia long-term care facility grows to 22 cases

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HALIFAX — Health officials in Nova Scotia say a COVID-19 outbreak is growing at a long-term care facility in the province's northern region.

A total of 22 residents and staff members at East Cumberland Lodge, in Pugwash, N.S., have tested positive for the disease, up from 19 on Tuesday.

Officials are also reporting 30 new infections across the province today and 33 more recoveries from the disease.

Sixteen new cases are in the northern region, 12 are in the central region and two are in the western region.

Ten people are in hospital with the disease, including one person in intensive care.

Nova Scotia has 227 active reported cases of COVID-19.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 10, 2021.

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