The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

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OTTAWA — The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern):

10:50 a.m.

Nova Scotia is reporting three new cases of COVID-19.

Health officials say all three cases were identified in the health region that includes Halifax.

Two cases involve contacts of previously reported infections while the third is under investigation.

Nova Scotia has 29 active reported cases of COVID-19.

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10:40 a.m.

Ontario is reporting 994 new cases of COVID-19.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says that 298 of those new cases are in Toronto, 171 are in Peel and 64 are in York Region.

There were 10 more deaths in Ontario since the last daily update and more than 30,000 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine administered.

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This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 4, 2021.

The Canadian Press