Nova Scotia reports one new COVID-19-related death, 59 new cases since Friday

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HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reporting its 101st death related to COVID-19.

Health officials said today a man in his 70s died from the disease in the eastern region of the province.

Officials are also reporting 59 new cases of COVID-19 and 61 recoveries since their last update on Oct. 29.

Five new cases are in the eastern zone, 44 in the central zone, six in the northern zone and four are located in the western zone.

Officials have notified over the past three days another five schools in the Halifax area and in Cape Breton about COVID-19 exposures.

Nova Scotia has 166 active reported cases of COVID-19 and 10 people in hospital with the disease.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 1, 2021.

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