Nova Scotia Journal

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

COVID-19 outbreak: 22 cases reported in Nova Scotia

COVID-19 outbreak at Nova Scotia

According to health officials, a COVID-19 outbreak is spreading in a long-term care facility in Nova Scotia’s northern region. East Cumberland Lodge in Pugwash, N.S., has a total of 22 citizens and staff personnel.

At East Cumberland Lodge in Pugwash, N.S., a total of 22 citizens and staff members have tested positive for the coronavirus infection, up from 19 on Tuesday. Today, officials report 30 additional cases have been reported across the province, with 33 more people suffering from the virus.

The northern region has 16 new cases, the central area has 12, and the western part has 2. Ten people have been admitted to hospitals with the condition; one of them is in intensive care.

Symptoms and self-assessment:

  • coughing
  • acute illness
  • headache
  • nasal congestion or a runny nose
  • throat irritation
  • Breathing problems or shortness of breath
Dr. Strang, Nova Scotia chief medical officer of health

There are 227 ongoing COVID-19 cases in Nova Scotia. On November 5, the Nova Scotia Health Authority’s laboratories completed 2,379 tests, 3,302 tests on November 6, and 2,068 tests on November 7.

COVID-19 vaccine doses have been provided to 1,586,285 people as of November 7. 768,658 Nova Scotians have received their second dose, and 5,182 Nova Scotians who are eligible have welcomed their third dose. There have been 1,765 positive COVID-19 cases and seven deaths since August 1. The ages of the cases range from under 10 to over 90. There are 1,503 instances that have been resolved. As data in Panorama is updated, cumulative cases may change.

Source: City news everywhere, NovaScotia

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