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Nova Scotia confirms new COVID-19-related death, reports no active cases

HALIFAX — Health officials in Nova Scotia are attributing an additional death to COVID-19, along with reporting no active cases of the novel coronavirus.

HALIFAX — Health officials in Nova Scotia are attributing an additional death to COVID-19, along with reporting no active cases of the novel coronavirus.

Officials say a man in his 60s with underlying medical conditions died several weeks ago in the province's central zone.

The death had been under investigation to determine if COVID-19 was a factor.

The man's death brings the total number of deaths since the outbreak to 63.

Nova Scotia's last new case of the infection was identified on June 9.

There have been a total of 1,061 confirmed cases, and 998 are now resolved.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 22, 2020.

The Canadian Press




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