Nova Scotia reports 31 new COVID-19 cases, 10 people hospitalized

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HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reporting 31 new cases of COVID-19.

Provincial health officials say 17 of the new infections have been identified in the central zone, which includes Halifax.

Eight cases have been found in the western zone, and there are three each in the eastern and northern zones.

Officials say one school was notified of a COVID-19 exposure Wednesday in the Halifax area.

Provincial data shows 78.2 per cent of the total population are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and more than 83 per cent have had at least one dose.

The province also reported five recoveries, bringing the active case count to 171, including 10 people in hospital with one in intensive care.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 28, 2021.

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