Nova Scotia reports one new COVID-19 death, 41 new infections

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HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reporting one new COVID-19-related death today along with 41 new infections.

Health officials say a woman in her 80s in the central region is the 95th person to die from the disease in the province.

They say the new death is the first attributed to the novel coronavirus to be reported in Nova Scotia since Aug. 25.

Officials say 29 new cases are in the central area of the province, which includes Halifax, adding that the disease continues to circulate among unvaccinated people between the ages of 20 and 40.

Seven new infections are in the northern zone, where officials previously noted an outbreak among a “defined, unvaccinated group.”

There are also three new cases in the western region and two in the eastern region, for a total of 147 active reported infections in the province.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 23, 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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