Nova Scotia health officials reporting four new cases of COVID-19

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HALIFAX — Nova Scotia reported four new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, bringing the province's total to 1,118 since the pandemic was declared in March.

Two of the new cases involve people from the central zone who travelled together outside Atlantic Canada.

The other two cases, recorded in the northern zone, involve household contacts of a previously reported case.

In a news release, health officials warned of a possible exposure on an Oct. 30 Air Canada flight from Toronto to Halifax, and at the Chrismaria Family Restaurant in New Minas, N.S.

Passengers who sat in rows 16 to 23, seats D, E and F, on flight AC0622, which departed Toronto at 6:40 p.m. and landed in Halifax at 9:41 p.m., are asked to call 811 for advice.

Officials say anyone exposed to the virus on this flight could develop symptoms up to and including Nov. 13.

As well, anyone who was at the Chrismaria Family Restaurant on Oct. 24 between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. is asked to monitor for symptoms.

Officials say anyone exposed at the restaurant could develop symptoms up to and including Nov. 7.

Nova Scotia is reporting 19 active cases and zero COVID-related hospitalizations.

A total of 65 people in the province have died from the virus and 1,034 cases are considered recovered.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 4, 2020.

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