N.S. reports 1 death, 59 new cases of COVID-19 over weekend

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A sign instructs people to wear a face covering before entering a building.  (CBC - image credit)
A sign instructs people to wear a face covering before entering a building. (CBC - image credit)

Nova Scotia reported one new death and 59 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend. With 61 recoveries, there are now 166 known active cases.

The death is that of a 70-year-old man in the eastern health zone. No other details were provided in the province's news release.

There are 10 people in hospital with COVID-19, with none reported in intensive care.

Of the new cases, 44 are in the central health zone, six are in northern zone, five are in eastern zone and four are in western zone.

As of Monday, 78.5 per cent of Nova Scotians have been fully vaccinated.

The health authority's labs completes 2,186 tests on Oct. 29, 1,971 tests on Oct. 30 and 1,836 tests on Oct. 31.

Nova Scotia: Daily new COVID-19 cases

Four schools reported COVID-19 exposures over the weekend.

In the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional Centre for Education, Boularderie Elementary School in Boularderie and the Dr. T.L. Sullivan School in Florence reported exposures Sunday.

Also Sunday, the Halifax Regional Centre for Education reported exposures at St. Stephen's Elementary in Halifax, and
Madeline Symonds Middle School in Hammonds Plains.

As with any positive case, Public Health will reach out to the close contacts of the positive case and advise of next steps.

No extra health measures have been required in these cases.

Atlantic Canada case numbers

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