Nova Scotia reports 41 new COVID-19 cases, currently has 224 active virus cases

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HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reporting 41 new cases of COVID-19 today.

There are 32 new cases in the Halifax area, four in the province's northern zone, three in its eastern zone and two in the western zone.

The province currently has a total of 224 active novel coronavirus infections.

Officials say 12 people are in hospital because of the virus, with two of them in intensive care.

According to provincial data, 80.4 per cent of the population has had at least one dose of a vaccine while 74.6 are fully vaccinated.

The province is holding a briefing later today to give an update on its COVID-19 vaccination program and its plan to move into the final phase of reopening, which could see the removal of some public health measures.

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

The Canadian Press

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