Nova Scotia reports four new COVID-19 cases, one of which connected to high school

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HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reporting four new cases of COVID-19 today, including one involving a high school north of Halifax.

Officials say one case was identified in the eastern health region and is travel related.

Two other cases are in the central health region, which includes Halifax: one is travel related and the other involves a close contact of a previously reported infection.

Officials say the fourth case is connected to Millwood High School in Middle Sackville.

They say the person involved was not at school today and that the school building will be closed until next Wednesday for deep cleaning.

Nova Scotia has 25 active reported COVID-19 infections.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 25, 2021.

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