COVID-19: N.S. reports 50 new cases, record 1-day total in Western zone

Nova Scotia is reporting a jump in its daily COVID-19 infection numbers, and the province’s public health team is now investigating these new cases to “understand the circumstances around the increased numbers.”

The province reported 50 new cases — the bulk of them outside of Central Zone.

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Twenty of the new cases are in Western Zone, 20 in Northern Zone, eight cases in Central Zone and two cases in Eastern Zone.

This represents the highest daily new case count for Western Zone since the pandemic began, according to the provincial data dashboard. 

Premier Tim Houston and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, will provide a COVID-19 update tomorrow at noon.

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