Health officials in Nova Scotia say woman in her 50s latest to die of COVID-19

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HALIFAX — Health officials in Nova Scotia say the latest person to die of COVID-19 in the province is a woman in her 50s in the central zone, which includes Halifax.

Nova Scotia has reported a total of 93 COVID-19-related deaths since the start of the pandemic.

Chief medical officer of health Dr. Robert Strang offered condolences to the woman's family in a news release issued today.

He is encouraging Nova Scotians to get vaccinated as soon as possible and get tested on a regular basis.

Officials are reporting no new COVID-19 cases today.

Nova Scotia has 11 active reported cases of COVID-19 and no one in hospital with the disease.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published July 22, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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