Nova Scotia reports 26 new COVID cases, 28 recoveries

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HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reporting 26 new cases of COVID-19.

Officials say the bulk of the cases — 18 — have been discovered in the central region of the province.

There are also four cases in the eastern zone, three in the northern zone and one in the western zone.

Twenty-eight recoveries have been reported meaning the active case count now sits at 169.

Two more schools have been notified of COVID-19 exposures; one in the Halifax area and one in Cape Breton.

Officials also say more than 83 per cent of the population overall has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, while 78.3 per cent are now fully vaccinated.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 29, 2021.

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This story was produced with the financial assistance of the Facebook and Canadian Press News Fellowship.

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