Shomporko Desk: Nova Scotia is reporting no new cases of COVID-19 and just a single active case of the virus.
Friday denotes the 10th day Nova Scotia has revealed no new cases of COVID-19. The last new case was accounted for on June 9.
“I’m empowered by our advancement. We’ve accomplished this since Nova Scotians have paid attention to this infection and public health protocols and advice,” said Premier Stephen McNeil in a very statement on Friday.
“Please enjoy this beautiful weather and time with your friends and family responsibly. While we’ve been able to loosen restrictions, it is important that everyone remains vigilant.”
The total number of confirmed cases remains at 1,061.
The QEII Health Sciences Centre’s microbiology lab completed 543 Nova Scotia tests on Thursday.
To date, Nova Scotia has 50,540 negative test results.
The province isn’t reporting any additional deaths. Sixty-two Nova Scotians have died from COVID-19, including 53 residents of Halifax’s Northwood long-term care facility, which has seen the most significant outbreak in the province.
There are no active COVID-19 cases at Northwood, or at any other long-term care homes in the province.
The province says one more person has recovered from the virus, for a total of 998 resolved cases.
This leaves only one active case in Nova Scotia.
There are still two people in the hospital, including one patient in an intensive care unit.
The province said one patient’s COVID-19 infection is considered resolved, but they are still in hospital as a result of complications from the virus.
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